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Recognized as "The People's Attorney," Warren Ballentine was born and raised on Chicago's South Side and earned his law degree from Ohio Northern School of Law.Prior to becoming a well-known radio personality, he worked as a prosecutor and as a Guardian ad Litem before going into private practice where represented individuals who have been falsely accused by the police as well as a multitude of cases, including murder, discrimination, sexual assault, gang violence and domestic relations.Warren Ballentine, says his goal in life is to be "a servant leader," and he fulfills this goal everyday.
He is an accredited motivational speaker for children; and is heavily involved in community renewal.
In college Ballentine took every course he could that revolved around family, entertainment, and criminal law.
That passion led him to become the servant leader he is today.
Warren's quote to live by is simply "An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere."
"This is a re-broadcast, you can still email Warren Ballentine and he'll address your email the next day.
Recently recognized in Ebony Magazine's Power 100 List of some of the most influential Blacks, Warren Ballentine has galvanized millions of people to not just complain, but to take action to solve problems.
Using the power of radio, Ballentine has championed and lead the call for action for the JENA 6 movement and called for the National Economic Blackout, and the National Community Reinvestment Day, among other nationwide initiatives.
He has been instrumental in driving political education nationwide and led the ONE voter's registration campaign.
Additionally, he is a recurring guest and correspondent for CNN and FOX Business News.
Born and raised on Chicago's South Side, Ballentine has always had an affinity for law.
He allowed his love for law to take him through law school at Ohio Northern's School of Law and
propel him into a career that brilliantly intersects the legal world, with the broadcast world.
Going above and beyond the call of duty, Ballentine is adamant about using his voice to make a difference in his community and driving people to move to action.
Ballentine has worked as a Prosecutor and as a Guardian ad litem before going into private practice and has tried a multitude of cases including: Murder, Discrimination, Child Custody, Sexual assault, Police Brutality, Drunk Driving/Drugs, Gang violence, and all Domestic Relations to name a few.
Ballentine is currently an accredited motivational speaker, attorney, radio personality, and activist who uses his popularity to try to make a difference every single day.He has been featured in/on The New York Times, Atlanta Tribune, Black Enterprise, Atlanta Business Journal, etc. and is a regular on the CNN Newsroom every Sunday.
Ballentine continues to use his voice on and off the airwaves to promote change.
You can tune in to hear Warren hosting the "The Legal Show" on Saturday mornings from 7-10 a.m. on K 97.5.
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In a rousing commencement address, attorney and talk-show host Warren Ballentine challenged the graduates to "stay humble and remember to dream."
"You are the cream of the crop," Ballentine told the graduates.
"Many of you will go on to great things.
But remember the journey is not yours alone.
You stood on the shoulders of your family members and others who came before you.
Always remember whence you came - and always humble yourself."
Ballentine is the host of "The Warren Ballentine Show," one of the top-rated syndicated talk shows in the nation.He encourages his listeners to harness injustice as a means of bringing about change and solving the problems of the black community.
He urged the graduates to look out for each other and to cultivate "geese sense.
Geese have the sense to fly in flocks, he noted.
They are able to travel much faster with a single goose in front working hard, and yielding to another member of the flock when tired.
"They have the sense to come together," Ballentine said.
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