Welcome To the Puerto Rican Bar Association
In April 1994 a group of Puerto Rican attorneys met to discuss the possible formation of a bar association that would address issues affecting the Puerto Rican community. Some of those present at that first gathering included Yamil Colon, Judge David Delgado, (now Judge) Raymond Figueroa, Fernando Grillo, Arnold Rivera, Edwin Reyes, the late Diego Rangel, Yvette Lebron Rivera, Carlos Vazquez and Felix Vazquez.
Saludos, 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. The PRBA is committed to advocating for diversity in the Illinois bar and among the students and faculty of Illinois law schools; to influence legislation and…
Dinner for two 2013 PRBA membership applications are now available. The first 25 to renew qualify for drawing to win a dinner for two at La Plena or Café Iberico! Please contact Edwin Reyes at: edwin@McCreadylaw.com.
We are pleased to announce that our recent event co-sponsored by the CBA and HLAI was a great success! Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came to Chicago to the Standard Club for a book signing event. Her new book “My Beloved World” is now a New York Times Best seller! The book is an intimate…
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!!!