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HBAA 2016 Endorsements

The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin recently had its endorsement meeting to hear from and consider endorsements for candidates local judicial and related races.  Please click here for the press release announcing our endorsements.

Thank You for Supporting the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!

Thank you for your support of the 2015 HBAA Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!  This year, we raised over $45,000 to go towards the scholarship and other charitable efforts of the HBAA Charitable Foundation!  Special thanks go out to:

HBAA Thanksgiving Project

HBAA is again collaborating with the South Austin Neighborhood Center to put together Thanksgiving meals for 60 families in need in our community.  The HBAA Charitable Foundation is donating part of the costs for turkeys and trimmings, but we need your help to pay for the meals.  And the more money we are able to raise, the more extra canned/dry goods and fresh produce we can add that will help the families beyond just their Thanksgiving meal.   Please click below to... More »

Thank You to the Sponsors of the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!

A big thank you to the organizations and individuals who graciously have agreed to sponsor this year's Hispanic Heritage Luncheon, to be held Friday, October 23, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin.  If you have not done so already, please sign up!

Gold Sponsors

 

                        

 

 

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2015 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon Announcement and Sponsorship Information

The 2015 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin, located at 700 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701. Registration begins at 11:30, and the program begins at noon.  Our keynote speaker this year will be Justice Gina Benavides of the 13th Court of Appeals of Texas.  Learn more about Justice Benavides here.

Our cultural speaker will be Margo Rey, singer-songwriter and award-winning... More »

Austin Minority Bar Associations Release 2014 Diversity Report Card

On July 28, 2015, the minority bar associations in Austin, including the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, collectively presented the results of the 2014 Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card at an event graciously hosted by Gardere in its downtown Austin office.  See our Law Firm Diversity page for more information, or click to see the 2014 Report Card and Press Release.

New 2015-2016 Officers

Congratulations to the new officers of the HBAA!  Your new officers are:

President: Betsy Peticolas
President-Elect: Anthony Arguijo
Treasurer: Kevin Terrazas
Secretary: Eliana Maruri

Thank You for Supporting the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!

Thank you for your support of the 2014 HBAA Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!  This year, we raised $44,000 to go towards the scholarship and other charitable efforts of the HBAA Charitable Foundation!  Special thanks go out to:

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