Judge Carla Baldwin, administrative and and presiding judge of the Youngstown Municipal Court, discusses the expectations she has for herself as a Black female judge.
“I was 12 when I decided I wanted to become a judge. I didn’t recognize there had never been a Black female who sat in this seat in Mahoning County,” Baldwin said. “I fought and I worked hard to get here. And it is my goal to build, to hold the ladder for the next generation.”
This was a portion from an interview for The Business Journal’s Navigators series. The full video can be found at https://businessjournaldaily.com/virtual-event-brain-gain-navigators-legal-careers/.