FAIRFAX, VA—Melissa A. Little, an associate in Blankingship & Keith, PC’s Education Law and Litigation practices, has been selected for inclusion in the National Black Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in Virginia.
The National Black Lawyers is a professional and educational organization of the nation’s premier African American attorneys. The selection for this high honor is based on a multi-phase process that includes peer nominations and third-party research. The result is a credible and comprehensive list of the most-outstanding African American lawyers in the country.
Membership in the Top 100 Lawyers is by invitation only and is limited to 100 attorneys in each state or region who have demonstrated excellence and achieved outstanding leadership results in their legal careers. The National Black Lawyers group provides essential legal news, information and continuing education to African American attorneys.
Little is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA). Most recently Little authored a resolution and report encouraging additional in-school supports for children experiencing race-based trauma, which the ABA adopted as policy. Little has also served as a board member of Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference (VSB YLC). The ABA Young Lawyers Division and the VSB YLC have honored Little for her service to the bar and the community.