School of Law News
Public Service and Diversity Asst. Director Appointed to HNBA Latina Commission
WASHINGTON, DC (October 18)—Today,the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) announced that USD School of Law Assistant Director for Public Service and Diversity, Lizzette Herrera Castellanos, has been chosen by HNBA National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr., to serve on the 2012-2013 HNBA Latina Commission. Herrera Castellanos was one of only 25 appointments to this national commission.
“The HNBA is dedicated to paving a path for success for Latinas in the legal profession,” said Reyes in a press release. “Our commission is composed of a wealth of diverse and dynamic women with this very goal in mind.”
The HNBA Latina Commission was created in 2008 with the purpose of supporting the endeavors of Latinas and advancing their role in the legal profession. Since its inception, each HNBA National President has worked hard to preserve and grow this initiative and to show support for Latina attorneys.
The HNBA is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories.
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