2013 Annual Convention


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To view and download CLE materials, click here.


2013 CLE Accreditation Management Site - Click here to manage your CLE’s.

PLEASE NOTE:  E-mail notifications  were sent out on 10/8  with a link to access your account. If you did not receive the e-mail, please contact Erika Lopez-Tello at elopeztello@hnba.com.


CLE Forms and Information 




Do you still need to register for the convention? If so, please visit us at Registration located on the 3rd floor in the Centennial Foyer of the Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel.


Wed, Sept. 4th, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thurs, Sept. 5th, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Fri, Sept. 6th, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm






If you prefer to download the registration and send via e-mail, mail, or FAX,  please click here.




E-MAIL TO: elopeztello@hnba.com



mailbox_256MAIL TO: HNBA
Attn: Erika Lopez-Tello
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036



FAX TO: (202) 223-2324
Attn: Erika Lopez-Tello



Requests for refunds for your registration must be received in writing by August 16, 2013 (full refund minus a $25 administration fee). Any requests received after this date will be subject to a 50% refund. Refunds will be processed AFTER the event.

All substitutions must be submitted in writing to Erika Lopez-Tello at e-mail elopeztello@hnba.com

HNBA is committed to safeguarding your non-public personal information (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information you disclose on this registration form will be kept confidential and will only be used by HNBA to provide you with relevant information on our products and services. DRESS CODE:  Business attire during convention activities and Black tie attire for Gala.



Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street Denver, CO 80202
T: (303) 436-1234
W: www.denverregency.hyatt.com

  • Group rate is still available. Reserve now before rooms sell out!
  • HNBA Group Rate: $149
  • Student Rate: $125

General Attendees: Book your hotel room today!

Students: Book a room at the Student Block rate!



The 2013 HNBA National Awards will be presented during the 38th Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado from September 4-7, 2013. Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Latina Attorney of the Year
  • Latino Attorney of the Year
  • Latina Judge of the Year
  • Latino Judge of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Corporate Partner of the Year
  • Regional President of the Year
  • HNBA Affiliate Organization of the Year
  • Law Student Organization of the Year
  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
  • Pro Bono Corporation of the Year

The deadline for the submission of nominations has been EXTENDED to Thursday, August 1, 2013, at 11:59 PST. To submit a nomination, please download the Nomination Form and return it via e-mail as a PDF attachment to the 2013 HNBA National Awards Committee at hnbawards2013@gmail.com. The Awards Committee will evaluate the nominations and make recommendations regarding the submissions. 

For more information on the 2013 HNBA National Awards you may contact:



The Career Fair provides an opportunity to meet the best and brightest law students and attorneys from across the country creating a unique and cost-effective way to meet your recruiting goals.

Career Fair Schedule:

    • Friday, September 6th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Exhibit Hall will be in the center of the HNBA Annual Convention where hundreds of attorneys, judges, and students will gather for a valuable and enjoyable four-day program featuring Continuing Legal Education panels with top legal experts, national policymakers and leaders, and pressing issues; networking events and workshops.
 Exhibits Schedule:
    • Thursday, September 5th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Friday, September 6th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

To participate in the HNBA Career Fair and/or Exhibit Hall, please click  here.



Law Student Career Fair Participants may apply for a Career Fair Travel Stipend, geared towards reimbursing expenses for travel and lodging for out-of-state students.




The work of the HNBA remains critical to the continued growth and development of our members and the Hispanic community, and we ask that you partner with us in these efforts. As we plan for the future, the HNBA will expand to offer new and improved programs to address pipeline issues pertaining to access to legal education, in addition to continuing to host conventions and programs where hundreds of the Country’s most influential Hispanic leaders, elected officials, members of the Administration, and lawyers attend and participate.  In partnership with our sponsors the HNBA actively works to advance the recruitment, retention, and promotion of Hispanics, particularly in the legal profession and in the administration of justice. Your sponsorship and participation in these events presents a perfect opportunity to showcase your organization’s support for the HNBA and its mission.

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities!


We couldn’t do what we do here at the HNBA without the continued support of our sponsors. Thank you!

  • Click here to view sponsor listing.



HNBA is looking for reliable, dependable, and resourceful students!

We ask for a commitment of 10 hours minimum, in exchange for the ability to attend all Convention CLEs and events at no charge. A mandatory volunteer orientation will take place on Tuesday, September 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center. Law students who fulfill their commitment of hours have the Convention registration fee waived, and may attend parts of the convention during which they are not scheduled to work as our guest.

Please submit Volunteer Agreement by August 15, 2013.



If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Events Director, at elopeztello@hnba.com.