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The HNBA’s “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award celebrates and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of HNBA members who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession. The Award honors lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession. HNBA Members from all segments of the profession (including private practice, government, public interest, academia, and corporate legal departments) are eligible for the Award.

Ten HNBA Attorneys Are the Winners of the Prestigious 2015 HNBA Top Lawyer Under 40 Award

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  • As of the date of nomination, each Nominee must: (a) be an HNBA member in good standing; (b) be a duly licensed attorney in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction; and (c) have no disciplinary action pending or adjudicated against him or her.
  • In addition, the nominee must be under 40 years of age as of December 31, 2014.
  • The Nominator, the person making the nomination, must also be an HNBA member in good standing on the date he or she makes the nomination. Note: Self-nominations will not be considered.
  • Not eligible for the Award: Members of the 2014-15 HNBA Board of Governors (including HNBA Officers, HNBA Regional Presidents, and Deputy Regional Presidents) and members of the HNBA Staff.

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To nominate an outstanding lawyer, please complete the HNBA 2015 Top Lawyers Under 40 Nomination Form, and e-mail it, along with the nominee’s resume and/or biography to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations by Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 11:59 pm EST.