TOP LAWYERS UNDER 40 AWARDS

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. The Awards will be presented during the 2023 HNBA/VIA Corporate Counsel Conference in Phoenix, AZ from March 9-11, 2023.

NOTE: Active HNBA membership for both the nominator and nominee is a requirement in order to be considered for the award. We invite you to join us by clicking here.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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;
(c) have no disciplinary action pending or adjudicated against him or her; and
(d) be under 40 years of age as of March 11, 2023.

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.


SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION by 11:59 pm ET on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Please complete the HNBA/VIA 2023 Top Lawyers Under 40 Award Nomination Form for each person you want to nominate and submit with the nominee’s résumé and/or biography.

NOTE: Please e-mail entire packet of materials in ONE PDF to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com.

You may also include up to two (2) recommendation letters (limited to 350 words or fewer), but the letters are not required. All nominations will remain confidential absent the express consent of the nominator and the nominee. Only award recipients will be notified.

 


POLICIES AND CODE OF CONDUCT

REGISTRATION POLICY:
Please note that you are not considered registered until registration payment is received. Payment must be sent no later than 2 weeks from submitting this registration. If we do not receive payment in 2 weeks, your registration will be removed and you will no longer be considered as “registered” at that specific rate.

REFUND POLICY:
If you are unable to attend CCC2023, you must cancel your registration no later than 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, February 16, 2023. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com. Cancellations received on or before the deadline above will be reimbursed fully minus a $95 administrative fee. Cancellations received after Thursday, February 16, 2023, will not be eligible for a refund.

  • Failure to attend CCC2023 shall not entitle you to receive any refund or credit.
  • Your notice of cancellation of registration does not otherwise affect or alter your hotel and travel arrangements and you remain solely responsible for the costs of your hotel and travel reservations, including applicable cancellation charges.

SUBSTITUTION POLICY:
All substitutions must be submitted in writing to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com.

COVID-19 POLICY:
Vaccinations or Proof of Negative COVID Rapid or PCR Test Required for In-Person Attendance
The HNBA/VIA will require all in-person CCC2023 participants to either be fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus OR provide proof of a negative COVID rapid or PCR test taken no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival at CCC2023. Please refer to the HNBA/VIA COVID-19 Participation Policy & Waiver HERE.

PRIVACY POLICY:
HNBA/VIA 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/VIA to provide you with relevant information on our products and services, unless you consent otherwise.

HNBA CONFERENCE CODE OF CONDUCT
The HNBA/VIA is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and supportive environment for all members, and to build a community where everyone is respected no matter their gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or other group identity. We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and the rights of others, and treat all individuals with dignity. Click here to read HNBA/VIA’s Code of Conduct in its entirety.

POLICIES AND CODE OF CONDUCT

REGISTRATION POLICY:
Please note that you are not considered registered until registration payment is received. Payment must be sent no later than 2 weeks from submitting this registration. If we do not receive payment in 2 weeks, your registration will be removed and you will no longer be considered as “registered” at that specific rate.

REFUND POLICY:
If you are unable to attend CCC2023, you must cancel your registration no later than 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, February 16, 2023. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com. Cancellations received on or before the deadline above will be reimbursed fully minus a $95 administrative fee. Cancellations received after Thursday, February 16, 2023, will not be eligible for a refund.

  • Failure to attend CCC2023 shall not entitle you to receive any refund or credit.
  • Your notice of cancellation of registration does not otherwise affect or alter your hotel and travel arrangements and you remain solely responsible for the costs of your hotel and travel reservations, including applicable cancellation charges.

SUBSTITUTION POLICY:
All substitutions must be submitted in writing to Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com.

COVID-19 POLICY:
Vaccinations or Proof of Negative COVID Rapid or PCR Test Required for In-Person Attendance
The HNBA/VIA will require all in-person CCC2023 participants to either be fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus OR provide proof of a negative COVID rapid or PCR test taken no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival at CCC2023. Please refer to the HNBA/VIA COVID-19 Participation Policy & Waiver HERE.

PRIVACY POLICY:
HNBA/VIA 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/VIA to provide you with relevant information on our products and services, unless you consent otherwise.

HNBA CONFERENCE CODE OF CONDUCT
The HNBA/VIA is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and supportive environment for all members, and to build a community where everyone is respected no matter their gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or other group identity. We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and the rights of others, and treat all individuals with dignity. Click here to read HNBA/VIA’s Code of Conduct in its entirety.