in a panel moderated by PSLDI Senior Adviser & Consultant Sarah Lewis, partner organizations of PSLDI’s Regional Network discuss the issues and realities of trying to diversity the public sector in Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Brian K. Williams Esq., serves as the Executive Director of the Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN). The SCLN is one of the nation’s most prestigious leadership development programs. SCLN’s signature programs, leadership LA, Leadership Southern California, California Connections and the New American Leaders provide leadership enhancement, network engagement and issue based learning experiences for the over 1,600 fellows who have participated in the programs.
Prior to joining the team at SCLN, Williams was most recently the principal owner of the Brian K. Williams Law Group, a firm specializing in civil and criminal litigation. Williams still operates the firm. With more than 21 years of legal experience, Williams has handled thousands of criminal and civil matters and has tried more than 100 cases.
Williams has appeared on or been interviewed numerous Los Angeles news outlets including CBS, NBC, KCAL, FOX, ABC, KTLA, USA Today, CNN, as well as other local, regional and national publications. Williams’ civic involvement includes serving as vice chairman of the Community Development Commission and holding memberships on the United Way Board of Directors, The Boule’, State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Langston Bar Association. Williams is a 2009 graduate of SCLN’s Leadership Southern California program and has participated on the national level with National Urban Fellows.