Harrisburg campus announces MLK event plans
Public Relations - Published: January 23, 2014
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Update: The event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 28th, 2014.

The Harrisburg campus will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a program held Tuesday, Jan. 28th at noon in the Pit. The event was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 21st but was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Students, faculty and staff will hear remarks from Chief Administrative Law Judge Tracy L. Henry, Esq. of the Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Hearings and Appeals. Henry also serves as president of Dauphin County’s Keystone Bar Association, formerly known as the Harrisburg Black Attorneys Association. She is a 1994 graduate of Widener Law’s Delaware campus.

She will speak about King’s Legacy in Pennsylvania.

Widener Law enjoys a strong relationship with the Keystone Bar Association. The KBA has provided tremendous networking opportunities for our students and has frequently given financial awards to current law students and recent graduates, including the Robert N.C. Nix Jr. Scholarship and the Thurgood Marshall Fellowship. The association is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the careers and community service of minority attorneys in Central Pennsylvania.Henry practiced as a public defender in Philadelphia after graduating from Widener, then spent two years working as director of neighborhood services for the nonprofit Project H.O.M.E. in north Philadelphia. She earned a master’s degree in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government.

She began working as an administrative law judge in 2003 and was promoted to regional manager in 2007 for the southeastern region of the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals. She served as regional manager for three years and was promoted in November 2010 to bureau director. She currently serves as the bureau’s chief administrative law judge.

Henry is a member of the Clifford Scott Green Judicial Council, an affiliate of the National Bar Association. She self-published the children’s book “Grandma’s House” in 2006.