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International Symposium The Madrid Meeting : The Legal Profession in a World without Borders Friday, October 3rd, 2008 Madrid Bar Association. Salomon Chiquiar-Rabinovich President – Region I Hispanic National Bar Association Co-Chair International Law Section. Agenda.

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International Symposium

The Madrid Meeting:

The Legal Profession in a World without BordersFriday, October 3rd, 2008

Madrid Bar Association

Salomon Chiquiar-Rabinovich

President – Region I

Hispanic National Bar Association

Co-Chair

International Law Section

agenda
Agenda

Structure of the Hispanic National Bar Association and its programs to promote Pro-Bono and Corporate Social Responsibility in the legal profession in the USA.

Review the specific work done by HNBA and objectives for the 2008-09 term

Discuss International Cooperation for HNBA in CSR & Pro-Bono Initiatives

review the work done hnba
Review the work done HNBA
  • Support the National Voice of the Hispanic Legal Community
  • Since 1972, representing the lawyers of the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the US
  • Support diversity and inclusiveness in the profession
  • Branding with Latinos
  • Convention and Mid-Year participation opportunities
    • CLE panels
    • Learn about best practices
  • Business development and networking opportunities
hnba mission
HNBA Mission
  • Advance equal access to justice, diversity and inclusiveness by promoting Hispanic employment and advancement in the legal profession
  • Serve the Hispanic community in the United States and Puerto Rico through education and advocacy on policy issues
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“Noticias” (HNBA Membership Magazine) Recognizes the Creation of International Section as a major achivemnt for 2007-2008 term and a result of the successful Interantional Congress in Mexico

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Hispanic Affinity Group 2008-2009 Objectives:Support Recruitment & Retention of Minorities at Major Firms in 2007(National Association of Law Placement - 2008)

  • Hispanic representation trails both Asian American and African American representation
  • Hispanic women are severely underrepresented at both the partner and associate levels
statistics hispanics in the judiciary and corporations
Statistics: Hispanics in the Judiciary and Corporations
  • 17% of Judges, Magistrates & Other Judicial Workers
    • 9% African American
    • .1% Asian American
    • 8% Hispanic
  • 38 (7.6%) of the Fortune 500 GCs
    • 22 (4%) African Americans
    • 12 (2%) Asian Americans
    • 3 (l%) Hispanics
  • 21 (4%) of the Fortune 501-1000 GCs
    • 9 (2%) African Americans
    • 7 (1.4%) Asian Americans
    • 5 (1%) Hispanics
  • 9 (less than 1%) of the Fortune 1000 GCs were women of color (4 African Americans, 3 Asian Americans and 2 Hispanics)
  • No data relating to presence of Hispanics and other minorities below GC level
minority enrollment at aba accredited law schools
Minority Enrollment at ABA Accredited Law Schools

Law Students (2006-2007)Change since 1996-97

11,306 (8%) Asian Americans 2% increase

9,529 (6.8%) African Americans .75% decrease

8,564 (6%) Hispanics .5% increase

hispanic publications
Hispanic Publications
  • HNBA Noticias – membership magazine
    • Jan 15, April 15, Jul 15, 2009
  • Convention and conference journals
  • HNBA Journal of Law & Policy - Jul 1, 2009
  • Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Latino Leader