FROM THE PRESIDENT

OSCAR GONZALEZ

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VICE PRESIDENT - Edwin Reyes

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It is with great pleasure and humility that I address all those that visit our website. By clicking on our Board Member Bios it allows us to give you are cursory glance at our various backgrounds and why the Puerto Rican Bar Association plays an integral role in all of our lives.

The abridged version of my life is....

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Join us for our 2016 Scholarship Gala

October 28th, 2016

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NU LLSA LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship 2016

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…

Lisette Serrano with Prof. Guerra Pujol and Prof. Suarez

Moot Court Competition

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.    

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Path to the Bench, Road to the Robe

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.    

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PRBA Vanguard Award Recipient Justice Theis

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.    

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Adopt a Family

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!!!