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2016 HNBA “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award

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 7th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference in Las Vegas, NV from March 16-19, 2016. The deadline for submission of nominations is Monday, December 21, 2015, at 11:59 EST. NOTE: The award nomination deadline will NOT be extended. 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.

2016 Top Lawyers Under 40 Award Recipients


The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is proud to announce the exceptional attorneys who have been selected to receive the prestigious “HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Award,” during the 2016 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  After a rigorous review process and an unprecedented number of nominations, the Awards Committee selected twenty highly qualified winners from across the country.  The “Top Lawyers Under 40” winners are accomplished lawyers, who have not only distinguished themselves professionally but exemplify the highest ethical standards and a commitment to their communities, to the legal profession, and to the HNBA’s mission. “We are exceedingly proud to honor twenty of our best Latino and Latina lawyers and community leaders,” said Robert T. Maldonado, HNBA National President. “This year the HNBA received the largest number of nominations in recent history, and I want to thank the HNBA Awards Committee, led by Steve Flores of Winston & Strawn, for their service during the selection process.  The award recipients stand out from their peers as leaders and role models in the Hispanic legal community.  We are proud of their individual accomplishments, and that they are part of our HNBA family.  We congratulate them and wish them much success.” To download HNBA press release, please click here.



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