Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, L.L.C. is proud to announce that associate Tara Barnes has been named President-Elect of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland for the 2014-15 bar year. In assuming this position, Ms. Barnes joins a select group of distinguished attorneys that includes several judges, a state senator and a deputy mayor.
Ms. Barnes has been an associate with RSRM since 2012. In addition to her participation in the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, Ms. Barnes is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Bar Association of Baltimore City and Monumental City Bar Association. Outside of the practice of law, Ms. Barnes teaches several college courses and volunteers with community outreach programs.
The Alliance of Black Women Attorneys is an affiliate of the National and American Bar Associations. It is Maryland’s first bar association developed by and for black women and exists to enhance the professional development of African-American women attorneys through promoting the interests, improving practice skills, and increasing the viability and recognition of such women.
We at RSRM offer hearty congratulations to Ms. Barnes on her accomplishment!