MEMBERS

WELCOME TO THE HNBA!

Thank you for your interest in the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). If you are already a part of the HNBA family or joining, you can login or renew your membership by clicking the “Join Now” button below.


 

 

 

 

You may also submit a paper membership application. Please refer to the section below, HNBA Individual or Affiliate Applications. Once completed, please send it to:

Hispanic National Bar Association
2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Ste. 279
Washington, DC 20036

If you have any questions about the HNBA membership process or any difficulties logging in, please e-mail Grace Leroy, HNBA Membership Services Manager, at gleroy@hnba.com.

Thank you for your commitment and for making a difference!

 


HNBA LEADERSHIP

Benjamin Sigel
National VP – Membership
Advisory Board
Virb, Inc.
Brookline, Massachusetts
E: vpmembership@hnba.com

 


HNBA FIND A LAWYER SERVICE

Participate in the HNBA Find a Lawyer Service

This important, free of charge, online platform assists Hispanic legal professionals with their career and business development goals by providing a national marketing platform for themselves and their practice. Each lawyer has an individual webpage to market services and attracts new clients. The webpage includes the attorney’s picture, bio, areas of practice, licenses, awards, contact information, and more. This service is a searchable database that allows prospective clients and employers to search for highly-qualified, diverse attorneys by areas of practice, location, states of admission, name, and more.

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HNBA ONLINE STORE

Show your pride and contribute to the HNBA/VIA scholarship fund by purchasing HNBA Merch!

 

 

MANAGE YOUR MEMBER PROFILE

Please take a few moments to complete your member profile, which will greatly assist you in marketing yourself and your practice to a national audience. In addition, participating in the FALS can assist you in your career and business development goals. You have the choice to not participate in the FALS by clicking the “opt-out” box, but we would still appreciate it if you would complete your profile to assist us in tailoring and enhancing our programs. Thank you for your support of the HNBA.

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • The National Voice of the Hispanic Legal Community: The HNBA advocates on Capitol Hill for issues that have an impact on Hispanic legal professionals and the U.S. Hispanic community.
  • Networking: The HNBA network includes 19 regions and over 50 Affiliate bar and Associate organizations across the United States and its territories, and abroad, offering a diverse and culturally rich professional network, as well as mentoring and career opportunities.
  • Professional and Business Development: The HNBA provides professional and leadership training and development, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses, career placement and/or advancement, community involvement, national conventions and local events, and participation in substantive Divisions, Sections, Committees and Task Forces.
  • Publications: The HNBA offers members various publication resources to keep members up-to-date on legislation affecting the Hispanic community, the latest legal and community issues, member accomplishments and accolades, regional activities, upcoming events, HNBA programs, and career opportunities. HNBA publications include: Noticias Magazine, E-Noticias Newsletter, HNBA E-Blasts, HNBA Annual Convention Journal and HNBA Corporate Counsel Journal. We also encourage our members to submit legal materials for publication in the HNBA Journal of Law and Policy.
  • Participate in the HNBA Find a Lawyer ServiceThis service aims to assist our members with their business development needs and our sponsors and the general public with their hiring/recruiting needs. Take advantage of this great platform and search for an attorney by areas of practice, location, states of admission, name, and more.

 

WE NEED YOU, OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU

We have accomplished much in almost 50 years, yet much remains to be done. Indeed, we could not fulfill the vital mission of our Association without the support and commitment of our members and our partners and sponsors. Please contribute to our ongoing efforts. Be part of the solutions to the challenges that Hispanic legal professionals and the U.S. Hispanic population continue to face. To make a donation, please contact the HNBA National Office at (202) 223-4777 or e-mail Erika Lopeztello at elopeztello@hnba.com.

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HNBA MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

1 Year – FREEPre-Law: Any individual who is at least eighteen (18) years of age, not enrolled in law school, and not admitted to practice law in the United States but is interested in pursuing a legal education or career in the legal field.
1 Year – FREELaw Student (J.D. and L.L.M): Any law student actively enrolled in any law school and not admitted to practice law in the United States.
1 Year – FREEFirst-Year Attorney:  Any individual admitted to practice law for one (1) year or less and in good standing of a bar of a  state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.
1 Year – FREEUnemployed Attorney Member:  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who is currently unemployed.
1 Year – $75.00Legal Professional:  Any individual who is not admitted to practice law in any territory or country and is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, academic institution, corporate law department, governmental agency, or other entity engaged in the practice of law or providing services to those engaged in the practice of law. Examples of Legal Professionals include, but are not limited to, legal assistant, paralegal, administrator, legal secretary, conflicts of interest specialist, contract analysts, court reporter, legal transcriptionist, legal recruiter, compliance officer, process server, mediator, jury consultant, title examiner, technical specialists, and patent agents.
 
1 Year – $75.00Judiciary (Judge, Magistrate, or Commissioner of the Court):  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who is currently or formerly a Judge, Magistrate, or Commissioner of the Court of record in any state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.
1 Year – $75.00HNBA Individual Affiliate Organization Attorney:  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who is a member in good standing of one of the HNBA Affiliate Organizations.
1 Year – $75.00Retired Attorney Member:  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who is currently retired from the practice of law.
1 Year – $100.00Attorney Member (Government, Public Service, Non-profit, and Academia):  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who works in government, public sector, non-profit sector, or in academia.
1 Year – $100.00Attorney Member (Solo Practitioner/Law Firm Solo or Small Law Firm with less than 10 attorneys): Any individual admitted to practice law for more than one (1) year and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who works as a solo practitioner or in a law firm with less than ten (10) attorneys.
1 Year – $100.00Foreign Attorney: Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing in a territory or country other than the United States.
1 Year – $150.00Attorney Member (In-House or Law Firm with 10+ attorneys):  Any individual admitted to practice law for more than one (1) year and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who works in-house or in a law firm with ten (10) or more attorneys.
Lifetime – $5,000.00Benjamin Aranda Lifetime Membership (One-Time Fee):  Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who wants to become a lifetime member of the HNBA.
Lifetime – $6,000.00Benjamin Aranda Lifetime Membership (Installment Plan): $1,000 payable in 6 payments over 6 months. Any individual admitted to practice law and in good standing of a bar of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and who wants to become a lifetime member of the HNBA.

 

GROUP MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

1 Year– $135.00Corporate Membership Package:  Corporations and law firms who want to purchase individual HNBA memberships in bulk for their employees. A minimum of 5 individual memberships must be purchased.
1 Year– $90.00Government, Public Service, and Non-Profit Membership Package:  Law departments of Government agencies and public service and non-profit organizations who want to purchase individual HNBA memberships in bulk for their employees. A minimum of 5 individual memberships must be purchased.

 

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

1 Year – $250.00Affiliate Organization (Organizations Only):  Any organization 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.
1 Year – FREEAssociate Organization (Organizations Only): Any organization not eligible to be an HNBA Affiliate Organization that is focused on advocating for issues that impact the Hispanic community or any organization that supports the HNBA or the Hispanic legal community.
1 Year – FREELaw Student Organization: Any law student organization from any law school in a state, commonwealth or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, or in any country other than the United States.

 

HNBA AFFILIATE & ASSOCIATE ORGANIZATIONS

The Hispanic National Bar Association is proud to join efforts with 50+ affiliate and associate organizations across the United States as well as globally. For a complete list and to learn more, click here.
 

 

POLICIES

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/VIA ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY AND CODE OF CONDUCT
The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, national organization that values fairness, equality, respect for the law, and high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among its members and within the legal community. The HNBA VIA (“Vision in Action”) Fund is the HNBA’s 503(c)(3) charitable and programmatic arm. The HNBA/VIA joint enterprise strives to create a professional environment for all, and to build a community free of harassment and discrimination. HNBA/VIA seeks to have its members, volunteers, guests, and employees treat all individuals with dignity by upholding the values of fairness, equality, and respect for the rights of others. These values are expressed in the way HNBA/VIA members, volunteers, guests, and employees conduct themselves. Click here to read HNBA/VIA’s Anti-Harassment Policy and Code of Conduct in its entirety. To access the Inappropriate Conduct Complaint Form, please CLICK HERE.

 

 

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