2021 HNBA Annual Convention



Every year the HNBA/VIA recognizes a talented group of lawyers and institutions that are making a difference in the legal profession and in our communities.

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



The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is proud to announce the recipients of the prestigious 2021 HNBA National Awards, to be presented virtually during the Annual Convention’s Gala en la Sala, on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST.

“The theme of this year’s Convention is Our Voice, Our Impact, and we are thrilled to recognize the achievements of our HNBA Familia whose commitment and efforts have made an impact in our world. The exemplary attorneys and community leaders being honored embody the work and commitment needed to make a difference in our communities across the country. Our nation continues to face difficult challenges and yet these individuals and organizations consistently do the vital work that positively impacts the lives of many. From seasoned professionals with long careers and many successes, to relatively young leaders whose initiative and drive inspires us, we are proud to recognize their accomplishments and contributions to the profession and our society, said Elia Diaz-Yaeger, HNBA National President. Read more…


Please click HERE to access the nomination form and view the criteria for each
award category.

The Nomination Form and other documents should be submitted as one PDF file to elopeztello@hnba.com. Please indicate “HNBA/VIA Awards” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Award Nomination Deadline: August 6, 2021


The HNBA National Awards Committee will review all nominations and will make recommendation of the award recipients to the HNBA Executive Committee. Award recipients will be announced in late August. Awards will be presented during the virtual HNBA/VIA Annual Convention in September. Award recipients will be profiled on the HNBA/VIA website and in other HNBA/VIA publications.

If you have any questions about the HNBA/VIA National Awards, please contact Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com.


The 2021 HNBA Annual Convention is a joint enterprise
with the HNBA VIA Fund.