Honorable Judge Ilona Maxine Holmes Broward County Circuit Court Judge Mount Hermon AME Church Greek Unity Day 2018
On behalf of our dynamic Pastor, Rev. Henry E. Green, Jr., we cordially invite the entire community to our 24th Annual Greek Unity Day Observance. Through this program we acknowledge and recognize Black Greek lettered organizations for their numerous contributions and accomplishments.
This year’s observance will begin at 10:15 a.m., on Sunday February 18, 2018 at Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church, 401 N.W. Seventh Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The Mount Hermon Church Family and the Greek Unity Day Committee solicit your attendance, participation, and support at Greek Unity Day 2018. The Keynote Speaker/Messenger for this year’s program is the distinguished and dynamic Honorable Ilona Holmes. Judge Holmes is a member of Delta Signa Theta Sorority, Inc.
Judge Ilona Holmes was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Deerfield Beach High School. She received her B.A. degree in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University and a J.D. degree from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Judge Holmes is a former Assistant State Attorney in Dade County and a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. She has served in both the civil and criminal divisions of the courts and is the first Black circuit judge to serve as an administrative judge in the criminal division. Additionally, she is the longest serving Black circuit judge in Broward County. She is currently Chair of the Board of Directors for the University of Fort Lauderdale, a fully accredited University located in
Lauderhill, Florida. Judge Holmes is a member of the Florida Bar, the Broward Bar Association and the Federal Bar of the Southern District of Florida.
Judge Holmes is a much sought-after speaker, lecturer, author and teacher. She has taught judges and students at several institutions of higher learning throughout South Florida, and in Mississippi and New Mexico. She is the recipient of numerous honors, awards and recognition for her leadership, integrity and dedication to her community and her profession. Among her many honors are: Selection as one of the Top 20 Women in Law in South Florida by the Daily Business Review; served as a Member of the Board of Directors for many organizations and entities; and having her name placed on the “Wall of Fame” at Deerfield Beach High School.
Judge Holmes is an active member, and licensed minister, at the Faith Center Ministries in Sunrise, Florida. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
We are so grateful for the continued attendance, participation and support of Greek Unity Day at Mount Hermon AME Church, Fort Lauderdale. We look forward to the fellowship and celebration again this year, and we look forward to seeing the fraternities, sororities and the entire community in attendance on Sunday Feb. 18.