ileta A. Sumner, founding general counsel of the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter in San Antonio, TX, was awarded an Honorary Lifetime Membership in recognition of her accomplishments with the Bexar (TX) County Women’s Bar. Sumner is the fifth person in the association’s history to be so honored, and its only African American past president. She is the author of a two-part article in San Antonio Lawyer, a publication of the San Antonio Bar Association, on the life and death of Emmett Till.
By Amanda Crowley
By Sean Doolittle ’24