Madison County Bar Elects First Black President

Hewitt Chatman has been elected as the first black president of the Madison County Bar Association, the Jackson Sun reports. Chatman, a public defender, was vice president of the association and served on the board for several years. A graduate of the University of Michigan at Flynt, Chatman also graduated with a degree in personnel management from Central Michigan University and was licensed to practice law in Michigan in 1985.