The jury assembly room at the Duval County Courthouse was officially dedicated the Daniel Webster Perkins Jury Assembly Room June 15 in honor of the pioneering Black lawyer and namesake of the D.W. Perkins Bar Association.

D.W. Perkins

Perkins (1879-1972) was a legal trailblazer whose work included fighting for a more equitable justice system through his efforts to desegregate juries.