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 Association (“Affiliate Organization”) and participate in the activities of the Association as provided in these 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 VicePresident 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, please contact the HNBA National Office at (202) 223-4777 or 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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HNBA Affiliate Organizations
(active as of 09/21/23)

  1. Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
  2. Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association
  3. Dominican Bar Association
  4. Georgia Hispanic Bar Association
  5. Hispanic Bar Association of Austin
  6. Hispanic Bar Association of DC
  7. Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
  8. Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan
  9. Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  10. Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania
  11. Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana
  12. Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois 
  13. Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association
  14. Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
  15. Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association
  16. Nevada Latino Bar Association
  17. Oregon Hispanic Bar Association
  18. Puerto Rican Bar Association Of Illinois
  19. San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association
  20. San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association
  21. Santa Clara County La Raza Lawyers Association