Welcome to the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) New York Region group. The HNBA is an incorporated, non-profit, national association representing the interest of over 38,000 Hispanic American attorneys, judges, law professors, law school graduates, law students, legal assistants, and legal administrators in the United States and Puerto Rico. The HNBA invites all Hispanics attorneys to become members and represents Puerto Rican, Cuban American, Dominican American, Mexican American, South and Central American attorneys, as well as any other within the profession, who subscribe to the goals and philosophy of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
The Mission of the Hispanic National Bar Association is:
To serve as the national voice for the concerns and opinions of Hispanics in the community generally, and in the legal profession in particular.
To preserve the recruitment and retention of Hispanics in law schools and provide them with financial assistance.
To develop mechanisms to facilitate the exchange of information among Hispanics involved in all segments of the legal profession.
To conduct conventions and seminars in order to provide continuing legal education for attorneys and foster the exchange of ideas and information among its members.
To provide testimony before Congress, state legislatures and executive agencies on issues of concern to Hispanics.
To work with other bar associations, governmental agencies and community groups to achieve greater involvement in and understanding of the American legal system by the national Hispanic community.