CNN legal analyst and attorney Asuncion "Sunny" Hostin is the featured speaker tonight at the bi-annual Kuykendall Conn Dinner hosted by the Marion County Bar Association.
Seats are still available.
Earning her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame School of Law, Hostin joined CNN from the Fox News Channel, where she was seen weekly on The O'Reilly Factor's "Is It Legal?" segment. She is also a managing director of business intelligence and investigations at Kroll, where she leads teams of investigators from throughout the world as they investigate fraud and corruption. Hostin previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C., where she was received a Special Achievement Award for her work as a child sex-crimes prosecutor. She also served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division.
The MCBA hosts this event in honor of Rufus Kuykendall and Harriette Bailey-Conn. Hon. Kuykendall was one of the first African-Americans to be elected judge in Marion County. Bailey-Conn was the first woman and the first African-American to be appointed Public Defender of Indiana by the Indiana Supreme Court. The event celebrates the achievements of it members, legal entities, and community leaders who greatly impact the lives of people historically underrepresented in the legal climate. It is the association's signature fundraiser.
The event begins with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Broadmoor Country Club, 2155 Kessler Blvd., West Drive, Indianapolis. Tickets are $50 per person at the door.