HISPANIC NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

HISPANIC NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

Contact: Antonio “Tony” Arocho, Esq.
E-mail: aaocho@hnba.com
Phone: (202) 223-4777

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2013

Washington D.C. – On January 10, 2013, Peter M. Reyes, Jr., National President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), announced his appointments to various leadership positions in HNBA Committees, Sections and Divisions.

Appointments to HNBA leadership positions are:

In-House Counsel Committee*
Suzette Recinos and Karen Davila (Co-chairs)
*this committee will become its own section entitled the Corporate Counsel Section
 

Intellectual Property Law Section
Krista Krahn and Karin Khan (Co-chairs)
 

International Business Law Section
Eugenia Hernandez and Juan Basombrio (Co-chairs)
 

LGBT Section
Robert Maldonado and Pedro Rivera (Co-chairs)
 

Business Law Section
Daniel Santos (Chair)
 

Law Professor Committee**
Prof. Daniel Sokol (Chair)
** This committee is in the process of being formed
 

Tax Law Section
Juan F. Vasquez, Jr. (Chair)
 

Voting Rights Section
Juan Carlos Ibarra and Kathy Culliton-Gonzalez (Co-chairs)
 

Constitutional Law Section
Cynthia Carrasco (Chair)
 

Labor & Employment Law Section
Maritza Gomez and Emilio Gonzalez (Co-chairs)
 

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Section
John Arrastia (Chair)
 

HNBA Young Lawyers Division
Guillermo Schible (President) and Sulema Medrano (President-Elect)
 

HNBA Law Student Division Leadership
David Martinez (President), Michael Perez (Vice President), Brenda Codoner (Secretary), Phil Ortega (Treasurer), Lauren Ramirez (Vice President for External Affairs), Alexis Patterson (HNBA Liaison to the ABA-LSD), and Edward Carlson ( Liaison to the HNBA YLD)
 

Standing Committee on the Judiciary
Robert Raben (Chair)
 

“I am pleased to announce my appointments to HNBA leadership positions,” said HNBA National President, Peter M. Reyes, Jr. “These individuals’ interests and backgrounds fit perfectly with the needs of our Sections, Committees and Divisions, and they will provide excellent leadership.”

 

About the Hispanic National Bar Association  

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding four decades ago, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose a career in the law and by prompting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of issue advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.

 

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