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lawyer , development consultant

Alice Graham Rhodes was American lawyer, not-for-profit community development consultant. Bar: New York 1970, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1971, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, Kentucky 1983, United States District Court (eastern district) Kentucky 1985.


Rhodes, Alice Graham was born on June 15, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Peter Graham III and Fannie Isadora (Bennett) Graham.


Bachelor of Science, East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1969.

Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1970. Certified program executive administration non-profit, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2004.


Staff attorney Harlem Assertion Rights, Mobilization for Youth Office Economic Opportunity, New York City, 1969-1970, coordinator Community Action Legal Services, 1970-1972. Associate director in charge of civil representation Housing and Urban Development Model Cities Community Law Offices, 1972-1973. Resource associate Commission on Education & Employment of Women, North Carolina Department Administration, Raleigh, 1975.

Manager policies and procedures Division for Youth, North Carolina Department Human Resources, 1976. In-house counsel, petroleum transactional attorney Ashland, Inc. (formerly Ashland Oil, Inc.), 1980-1982.

Corporation attorney core group Ashland, Inc., 1985-1987, 88-91. Member Ashland City Commission Human Rights, 1993-1999. Member board regents Eastern Kentucky University, 1994—2000.

Assistant county attorney Jefferson County, 1999—2000. Attorney-advisor Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2001. Member Property Valuation Appeals Commission, Greenup County, 1994, Public Members Foreign Service.

Consultant public member selection and performance standards review board consultant Foreign Service, United States Department State, 1995, Foreign Agricultural Service United States Department of Agriculture, 1997. Prison program planner, consultant New York City Department Corrections, 1971. Lecturer New York City Corrections Academy, Riker's, 1971.

Lecturer juvenile justice North Carolina Law Enforcement Academy, Salemburg, 1976.


  • Bar: New York 1970, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1971, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, Kentucky 1983, United States District Court (eastern district) Kentucky 1985.


  • Other Work

    • "Status of Women in Insurance," NC. Dept of Insurance, 1975. Co-Chairman, New York City Chapter, 1971, and Representative, 1972, National Conference of Black Lawyers. Member, Board of Directors: American Association of Women, Philadelphia Chapter, 1964.United Way, 1987—.


Volunteer Meals on Wheels, 1983—1991, American Heart Association, 1982—1991. Member advisory committee task force post secondary education Governor of Kentucky. Member Kentucky Governor's Conference on Postsecondary Education, 1999, Global Interdependence Center University Pennsylvania, 2003—2006.

Board directors executive committee Boyd County Democratic Women, 1996—2000. Member missionary society, scholarship committee St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Matthew Lay Organization, South Carolina Club. Member St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association Ashland, 1983—1984, Ashland Heritage Park Commission, 1983—1985, Negro Baseball Hall of History. Board directors, budget committee United Way, Greenup County, Kentucky, 1988—1992. Foundation board directors Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, Kentucky Health Systems Foundation, Inc., 1996—1999.

Member presidential search committee Eastern Kentucky University, 1997—1998. Fellow Kentucky Bar Foundation, American Association of University Women (board directors Philadelphia chapter 1963-1965), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), New York Bar, Kentucky Bar Association (member education law, corporation house counsel, law sections), Pilot Club (executive board Ashland 1983), Links, Inc., Penn Club (charter member), Philadelphia Senior Center (life member), Pyramid Club Philadelphia, University Pennsylvania Education Alumni Association (board directors 2006), South Carolina Club (Annual Day program chair 2006).


  • Other Interests

    Interior decorating, sports, dance, gourmet cooking, gardening.


Married Charles Milton Rhodes, October 14, 1971 (divorced April 21, 1997). Children: Helen, Carla, Shauna.

Peter Graham III Graham

Fannie Isadora (Bennett) Graham

Charles Milton Rhodes

Helen Rhodes

Carla Rhodes

Shauna Rhodes