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2017 Annual Convention

Youth Symposium


September 9, 2017
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

9:00 am – 9:40 am – Registration, light breakfast, and introduction to program
9:40 am – 10:40 am – Why Law School May Be the Right Choice for You & How You Can Get There
                                  Moderator: Raymond Rico, Garcia Immigration Law Firm
                                  Panelists: Crispin Rea, Jackson County MO Prosecutor’s Office
                                  Quinton Lucas, Law Professor, University of KS Law School
                                  Genesis Mercado, UMKC Law Student, 2nd Year
10:40 am – 10:45 am – Break
10:45 am – 11:40 am – Mock Class with Professor Jasmine Abdel Khalik, UMKC School of Law 
10:45 am – 11:40 am – Break
11:45 am – 1:15 pm – Lunch & Introduction of Attorneys Who Will Describe Their Practice Area/Careers After Law School & the
                                    Importance of Being a Latino Attorney
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm – “Speed Mentoring” Breakouts

Select the attorney/practice area you want to learn more about & interact with attorneys in a fun & interactive way
Confirmed Attorney Participants to Date
*Stay tuned for more!                       
                       Robin Martinez,
The Martinez Law Firm LLC
                      (non-profit/economic development)
                       Ramón Murgía, 
Of Counsel, Watson & Dameron LLP
                      Joe Nuñez,
Vantage Law Group,
                      (real estate and commercial transactions)
                      Crispin Rea,
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
                      Maria Salcedo,
Associate Attorney, Shook Hardy & Bacon
                      Catalina Velarde, Associate Attorney, Austin & Ferguson