The National Black Lawyers: Top 100 announced that Rolan Joni Young has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Black Lawyers, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this exclusive organization is limited to the top 100 attorneys in each state or region who have demonstrated excellence and have achieved outstanding results in their careers.
Rolan Joni Young is a Senior Partner at Berchem Moses PC, whose law practice concentrates in the areas of Affordable Housing, Community and Economic Development, Commercial Real Estate, Land Use Planning and Zoning, and Public & Municipal Law. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and American University, Washington College of Law.
Attorney Rolan Joni Young was the Macklin Fleming Visiting Lecturer in Law at the Yale University Law School Clinic on Housing and Economic Development from 2002-2003. She was Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority from 2006-2011, and is presently the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Start Community Bank. Attorney Rolan Joni Young was a member of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven from 2007-2014, and was its Chairperson from 2011-2012. In 2000 she served as the President of the Greater New Haven NAACP. Ms. Rolan Joni Young was honored as the Minority Business Person of the Year in 1999 by Business New Haven, and was named one of 20 Noteworthy Women the same year. In 2013 Ms. Rolan Joni Young received the Alumni Achievement award from Hamden Hall Country Day School.
With the selection of Rolan Joni Young by The National Black Lawyers: Top 100, Ms. Rolan Joni Young has shown that she exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and performance in her area of legal practice. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research. As The National Black Lawyers: Top 100 is an essential source of networking and information for black attorneys throughout the nation, the final result of the selection process is a credible and comprehensive list of the most outstanding black lawyers chosen to represent their state or region.
About The National Black Lawyers: Top 100 – This professional honorary organization is composed of the Top 100 Black Lawyersfrom each state who serve individuals, families and businesses needing attorneys to represent them in the American legal system. Membership is extended to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications and leadership in their respective state and area of specialty. Membership is limited to those attorneys who focus their practices in the following areas of law: Civil Plaintiff; Criminal Defense; Civil Rights; Matrimonial and Family Law; Bankruptcy Law; Social Security Disability Law; Immigration Law; Employment Law; Wills, Trust, and Estates; Banking & Finance; Business Formation; Business Labor and Employment Law; Business Transactions; Corporate Law; Litigation Defense; Intellectual Property; Trademark and Patents; Real Estate; Securities and Antitrust Defense; and Taxation. The National Black Lawyers: Top 100 provides accreditation to these distinguished attorneys, and also aims to provide essential legal news, information, and continuing education to black lawyers across the United States.