Letitia A. James, city councilwoman, lawyer. Founder Urban Network; chairman Film Diversity Task Force.
James, Letitia A. was born in 1958 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Robert and Nellie James.
Bachelor, City University of New York Lehman College, 1981. Juris Doctor, Howard University School Law, Washington. Master of Public Administration, Columbia University Graduate School International and Public Affairs, New York City, 2003.
Former public defender Legal Aid Society, New York City. Appointed assistant attorney general Brooklyn regional office New York State Office Attorney General, 1999. City councilwoman District 35 New York City Council, since 2003, chair contracts committee.
Founder Urban Network. Chairman Film Diversity Task Force.