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Friday, September 29, 2017

One of LA’s Most Influential African Americans to be Honored

Attorney Zulu Ali

Attorney Zulu Ali

Los Angeles, CA — Attorney Zulu Ali has been selected as one of the 2017 Most Influential African Americans by the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Action Network founded by Reverend Al Sharpton.

The honorees were selected by a top panel of African American academics, artists, civic leaders and organizations to ultimately select those leaders who were making the most impact in the City of Angels. Attorney Ali was selected in the category of the Top 100 Influential African Americans in the category of Extraordinary Leaders.

Attorney Ali will be honored with fellow honorees during the African American Vanguard Awards reception on November 9, 2017 at the landmark California African American Museum. Attorney Ali will be honored with the likes of State Senator Steve Bradford and Earvin Magic Johnson.

A former Police Officer and Marine Corps veteran, Ali earned his law degree from Trinity International University Law School and a liberal arts degree with an emphasis in African Studies from Regents College through a consortium with Tennessee State University.

Ali has been admitted to the California State Bar; United States District Courts for the districts of Central California, Southern California, Northern California, and Colorado; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits; and the United States Supreme Court.

In 2007, inspired by civil rights attorneys Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and Avon Williams, Jr., who used the law and courts as a vehicle to make change and protect all people against injustice, Attorney Zulu Ali opened the Law Offices of Zulu Ali with a focus on representing persons accused of crimes and seeking criminal justice, immigrants, victims of discrimination, and persons seeking civil justice. Attorney Ali and his law firm take on extremely difficult cases and matters that provide an opportunity to make changes in the law, through the courts, when the law is unjust.

Ali serves as director of the American Committee for United Nations Oversight, an advocacy group lobbying the United Nations for police reform; director of the Stop and Frisk Academy, which trains at-risk youth and others to deal with police encounters; director of the Southern California Veterans Legal Clinic, a legal clinic offering no cost and low cost legal services to military veterans; and a member of the National Conference of Black Lawyers.

Attorney Ali has been honored Top 100 Lawyers by the National Black Lawyers-Top 100; Top 100 Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers-Top 100; Premier 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys; Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys by the American Jurist Institute; and named Top 10 Best Lawyers in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, and Immigration Law by the American Institute of Legal Counsel.

He lives in Southern California with Charito, his wife of 30 years. Their four adult children and two grandchildren, Amayah, Tye, Izem also live in Southern California.

For more details about Zulu Ali and his law offices, visit www.ZuluAliLaw.com


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