“The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois (PRBA) is a not-for-profit entity that was established in 1994 to address issues affecting the Latino lawyers and the Latino community.”
2016 NU LLSA LSAT Scholarship Application The Latino Law Students Association of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (NU LLSA) is pleased to announce LLSA’s first LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship, sponsored by Blueprint LSAT Preparation. This scholarship is intended to assist students with financial need, who desire to pursue a career in the legal profession. Attached…
PRBA Board Member Lisette Serrano represented PRBA Illinois during the Moot Court Competition in Florida. The Puerto Rican Bar Associations of Florida, New York, and Illinois, as well as the Puerto Rico Lawyers Association, met in Orlando, FL on October 31, 2015 for the final competition.
On April 29, 2015, PRBA co-hosted a CLE with HLAI. A 5 judge panel discussed the process of becoming a judge. The panelists included Illinois Supreme Court Hon. Mary Jane Theis, Illinois Appellate Court Hon. Jesse G. Reyes, and Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County Hon. Mauricio Araujo, Hon. Alfredo Maldonado, and Hon. Cynthia Ramirez.
On the far left, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis and PRBA President-Elect Maria Teresa Gonzalez On April 2, 2015, the PRBA presented Justice Mary Jane Theis with the Vangaurd Award. Five other bar associations each awarded a person whose efforts have made the law and legal profession more reflective of the community at-large.
Thank you to everyone who adopted a family in 2012 for the holidays. Together with Pastor Ramon Nieves from the Humboldt Park United Methodist Church we were able to deliver gifts to 30 families and 67 children! Thank you everyone and Happy Holidays!!!