Affiliate Organizations comprised of attorneys, foreign attorneys, judges, law students, and other legal professionals whose core mission is to seek to advance the interests of the Hispanic legal community are eligible to be an affiliate organization member of the HNBA and participate in the activities of the HNBA as provided in the HNBA Bylaws.


All Affiliate Organizations in good standing are eligible to join the Council of Affiliate Organizations (the “Council of Affiliates”). The purpose of the Council is to promote engagement, identify issues and topics relevant to the Affiliate Organizations and provide support to the Affiliate Organizations. The Council of Affiliates shall be chaired by the Vice President of Affiliates and Associates. The Council of Affiliates will meet at least twice a year. Up to five representatives from different Affiliate Organizations may serve as voting delegates and members of the Board of Governors and represent the interests of the Council of Affiliates on the Board of Governors.

For additional information or inquiries concerning HNBA Affiliate Organizations or the HNBA Council of Affiliates, please email the HNBA National VP – Affiliates & Associates at or HNBA Communication & Membership Services Manager at To apply/renew your Affiliate Organization’s membership, please visit the members section of our website.



HNBA National VP – Affiliates & Associates

Zuri Balmakund Santiago
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Minneapolis, MN



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