LAW STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

We need law student volunteers who want to have access to:

  • Hundreds of Hispanic lawyers, law professors, state and federal judges, legislators, and other legal professionals;
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panels and plenaries on cutting edge topics presented by leading practitioners from across the country;
  • Observe oral arguments 28th Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition;
  • A variety of workshops; and
  • Networking opportunities at the CCC2023 in Phoenix, AZ

We need law student volunteers for our 2023 HNBA/VIA Corporate Counsel Conference (CCC2023) and 28th Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition. Part of HNBA/VIA’s mission is to increase the number of future Hispanic lawyers. To this aim, we offer multiple educational pipeline programs and initiatives to assist in the training and upward mobility of the U.S. Hispanic population.

HNBA/VIA is extending a complimentary CCC2023 full registration to volunteers who attend the required virtual orientation* PRIOR to CCC2023 AND fulfill at least 10 hours of volunteer service. A full CCC2023 registration allows the volunteer to attend all conference activities, except those requiring pre-registration or designated as “By Invitation-Only”, at no charge.

*Failure to attend the virtual orientation will result in revocation of your CCC2023 registration.

Please note: The HNBA/VIA will ultimately select volunteers from among all the applicants. This is a competitive process and not all who submit applications will be selected as volunteers.

Volunteer Time Commitment:

  • Virtual Orientation (30 minutes) – Week of February 27, 2023
  • Walk-Through & Setup – Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • CCC2023 Event Dates – March 9 – 11, 2023
  • CCC2023 Wrap-Up – Sunday, March 12, 2023


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.