Clone of Lloyd Henderson Honored at Year-End Celebration, Dec 14, 2023


Lloyd D. Henderson, Esq
President, Camden County East NAACP

Building One New Jersey

2023 Outstanding Leader of the Year

For his effective and inspiring leadership of one of New Jersey's most successful and important civil rights organizations and his courageous actions to advance racial and social justice. 



 Lloyd D. Henderson grew up in Lawnside, New Jersey, a historically African American community with the history as the oldest African American governed community in New Jersey. Its history also includes documentation supporting the community as a station on the Underground Railroad. Upon graduating from Montclair State University he began a teaching and coaching career at Moorestown High School. He later resigned his teaching position and ended up in Dallas, Texas where pursued a Master of Biblical Studies degree at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. He returned to New Jersey to begin Rutgers Law School while teaching at Camden High School during the day. Upon completing law school in 1991, he secured a position as an assistant city solicitor in Atlantic City. He returned to Camden in 1994 to work as an assistant city attorney. While at the Camden City Attorney’s Office, he furthered his litigation skills by completing his LL.M in Trial Advocacy at Temple University School of Law in 1999. He again moved to take a position as an assistant prosecutor in the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office in Woodbury, New Jersey. He served six (6 ) years as a member of the New Jersey State Parole Board. Upon leaving the Parole Board he opened his private practice of law in Cherry Hill where he concentrates on civil rights, education law, and criminal law. His non-legal activities include serving as a Lawnside school board member for nine years, board of trustee member for CAMcare Health Corporation, a non-profit community healthcare organization, and participating faculty member at the Gloucester County Police Academy. He has organized legal redress training for the local NAACP branches in New Jersey. Lloyd is currently the president of the Camden County East NAACP and has served as the First Vice President of the New Jersey State Conference of NAACP branches as well as the State Legal Redress chairperson from 2005-2009. He is also served as Second Vice President of the New Jersey State Conference of NAACP branches. Lloyd is an Eagle Scout and member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. His bar admissions include New Jersey, the District Court of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit. He is also a member of the Garden State Bar Association and New Jersey Association for Justice