Brooks Pierce Attorney Collins Saint Named Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the NCBA Young Lawyers Division
Brooks Pierce attorney Collins Saint was recently named co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Young Lawyers Division. The committee strives to increase the numbers of diverse attorneys in North Carolina, expand the inclusiveness of the profession and provide pro bono legal services to minority populations throughout the state.
The NCBA Young Lawyers Division is open to all bar association members under the age of 36 and all lawyers within their first three years of practice. The division provides members the opportunity to network with other legal professionals, hold leadership roles within the NCBA and participate in multiple community service projects throughout the year. Some of the many service projects the Young Lawyers Division is actively involved in throughout North Carolina include Wills for Heroes, Ask-A-Lawyer Day and the NC Legal Feeding Frenzy.
Saint advises and litigates on behalf of public and private educational institutions and school boards on an array of education law issues, including special education and disability issues, civil rights laws, and tort claims. He also represents businesses in a variety of industries to resolve disputes, litigating in state and federal court when necessary. He has a particular focus on diversity and civil rights issues, including issues related to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and religion. Saint currently serves as a member of the Pro Bono Committee for the NCBA, the board of directors of the North Star LGBTQ Community Center and the board of trustees for Triad Stage.