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Dr. Walter L. Sutton, Wal-Mart General Counsel, to Keynote at 2013 National Black Pre-Law Conference
Dr. Walter L. Sutton, Esq., Associate General Counsel of Legal Administration and External Relations for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will be a featured keynote speaker at the 2013 National Black Pre-Law Conference at The Westin Houston in Houston, TX.
Dr. Sutton currently serves as Associate General Counsel of Legal Administration and External Relations at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Prior to working at Wal-Mart in 2005, Dr. Sutton practiced law for over 40 years. Positions he has held include: staff attorney for Ford Motor Company, attorney for Tenneco Oil Company, attorney for Texas Instruments, attorney for Hughes & Luce, regional counsel head for the Environmental Protection Agency, associate administrator for policy and deputy federal highway administrator for the Federal Highway Administration, and chief of staff and special assistant to the president at the University of Texas at Dallas. In his current position at Wal-Mart, he manages the Legal Department’s diversity and external budget, and coordinates their diversity events. Dr. Sutton has led a long and stellar legal career and set an example as a trail blazer by breaking down doors as the very first African-American lawyer in some of these environments.
Dr. Sutton currently serves as chair of the Board of Directors for the National Bar Association's National Bar Institute. He has also served on the boards for the American Bar Foundation and the American Bar Association’
Dr. Sutton earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Denver, his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, his Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Management Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.
He was recently honored with the Dallas Bar Association’
Meet, listen to and learn from Attorney Dr. Walter L. Sutton, Esq. at the Ninth Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2013, which will be held on Friday, November 15, 2013 to Saturday, November 16, 2013 at The Westin Houston, Memorial City in Houston, Texas. Registration is now open for this groundbreaking “must attend” event. High school students, college students, college graduates, working professionals, career changers, pre-law, career, and diversity/multicultural advisors, mentors, and parents are all encouraged to come out and take advantage of all of the wonderful opportunities this conference offers. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
For more information, please visit the official conference website at www.BlackPreLawConference.com. You may also call 281-247-4026 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.