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35th Annual MLK Parade in Pensacola

Congratulations to Attorney Aaron Watson as he is honored as Grand Marshal for the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Pensacola.


Attorney Aaron Watson has been named the Grand Marshal for the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Pensacola, a distinguished recognition in line with the celebration of Dr. King’s birthday on January 15th.

The theme for this year’s event is “Live the Dream – Achieve Excellence.” The parade will take place at the vibrant intersection of Spring and Garden Streets in Downtown Pensacola.

Parade Details:

This prominent parade, a cornerstone of the Martin Luther King Commemorative Celebration Commission’s annual festivities, selects a grand marshal based on outstanding service to the community. Aaron Watson’s remarkable contributions to Pensacola and beyond have made him a fitting choice for this honor.

Watson boasts an impressive array of accomplishments, awards, and accolades, reflecting his dedication to legal advocacy and community impact. As the President of The Watson Law Firm and co-founder of The Watson Family Foundation, he has left an indelible mark on the legal and community landscape.

Recognition as one of the Top 100 Black Lawyers in the U.S. by The National Trial Lawyers Association, acknowledgment as a Florida Super Lawyer, and accolades such as “Best Attorney” by In Weekly Magazine and “Best Law Firm” by VIP Magazine in the Best of the Bay Awards, underscore Watson’s exceptional legal prowess and commitment to excellence. His track record in securing millions through trial verdicts and settlements for local families affected by car accidents, truck accidents, civil rights, medical malpractice, and other negligence cases is a testament to his unwavering commitment to justice.

Expressing his gratitude for the honor, Watson emphasized his pride in leading this year’s parade, celebrating not just Dr. King’s enduring legacy but also the achievements of numerous trailblazers in Pensacola, Florida.

The 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade promises to be a celebration of unity, progress, and the shared pursuit of Dr. King’s dream. It’s an occasion to honor not just the past but also the ongoing journey towards equality, justice, and excellence.

For further information about the parade and related events, please contact the Martin Luther King

Commemorative Celebration Commission (MLKCCC) at themlking2020@gmail.com or by calling 850-378-9242.

*Contact Information: *

Mike Kenan, Parade Chairman

P.O. Box 30240

Pensacola, FL 30240

For media inquiries with Aaron Watson, please contact:

The Watson Firm, PLLC

Attn: Alicia Waters

Phone : 850.607.2929

Fax : 850.607.2055

Email : awaters@watsonfirm.com

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Makenna Curtis is a Pensacola local with a BIG heart for her hometown. Motherhood, storytelling, helping others, and celebrating the small things in life are just a few of her favorite things. Makenna graduated the University of West Florida with a degree in Communications and Advertising in 2017. Her passion for living life to the fullest and connecting with others makes having a conversation or reading her work easy!