Remembering Marquita Christy, former LSD board member

The Law Student Division is saddened to learn of the passing of Marquita Christy, a former circuit governor and member of the Law Student Division Board of Governors from 2015 to 2017. Marquita was a student at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, La. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 3. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Southern University Law Center Marquita Christy Scholarship fund. Several members of the board and current division council shared their memories of Marquita with us, starting with our current chair. Dear ABA Law Student Division colleagues and friends: I have some very sad news to share with all of you. Marquita Christy passed away last night. The ABA Law Student Division has lost a thoughtful leader and cheerful warrior, and this country has lost an amazing legal mind. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Marquita have lost a dear friend, an inspiring social justice…

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