Eric Casher Elected President of the Charles Houston Bar Association
Meyers Nave proudly announces that Senior Associate Eric S. Casher has been elected President of the Charles Houston Bar Association. CHBA is an affiliate of the National Bar Association and represents the interests of African-American lawyers, judges and law students throughout Northern California. Eric’s many years of service to CHBA include serving in numerous positions on the Board of Directors, including General Counsel (2013), Vice President (2014, 2016, 2017) and Special Assistant to the President (2015). Eric’s work for CHBA earned him the CHBA President’s Award in 2014 and the Minority Bar Coalition’s Unity Award in 2016. Eric is also a Board member of the California Association of Black Lawyers, Vice President of the California Bar Foundation and member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights.
Eric’s leadership and commitment to CHBA was instrumental in Meyers Nave receiving CHBA’s 2015 Corporate Recognition Award, which is presented to an organization that demonstrates a commitment to strengthening diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and in our communities. In addition to financial participation that has included a CHBA scholarship, Meyers Nave helps advance CHBA’s mission through a broad range of activities, such as hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major For Justice Advocacy Competition, hosting a Judicial Panel on behalf of CHBA, sponsoring the President’s Reception at the National Bar Association Conference, and hosting an alumni panel for the UC Hastings College of the Law Black Law Students Association and Hastings Alumni Association.