Sandra Day O’Connor addresses conference in Greensboro

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Sandra Day O'Connor (center)

Sandra Day O'Connor (center)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor gave the keynote address at the Elon University School of Law annual conference on Law and Leadership on Saturday.

The two day conference, co-hosted by the Center for Creative Leadership, covered the role of lawyers in times of uncertainty.

“What we wanted to reinforce, and show examples of, are many lawyer leaders who are making a difference in their community.” said Roland Smith, a professor at the Elon University School of Law.

Sandra Day O’Connor was the first female Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and served for 24 years before her retirement in 2006.