Letter From The President Of The Hispanic National Bar Association

To The Readers Of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

I invite you all to join me at the HNBA Midyear CLE International Technical Conference on March 11-12 in Dallas, Texas. Prominent Hispanic practitioners in international law and intellectual property law will lecture and lead discussions regarding state of the art legal issues and challenges encountered in the course of information technology practice. Business leaders will discuss global licensing, protection of information technology assets, trends in U.S. and international law related to information technology, and other topics related to the legal and commercial aspects of information technology.

HNBA's strength in serving the Hispanic legal community draws its richness from the skills, talents and resources freely shared by its volunteer leaders. Our current executive committee includes Nelson A. Castillo of Castillo Law Firm, PLLC; Lillian Ortiz of Jones Day; Martin E. Garza of Hughes & Luce, LLP; Uvaldo Herrera of State Farm Insurance Company; Karen Pérez of Faegre & Benson LLP; Montserrat Malmierca-Smith of the Embassy of Spain; Yuri A. Calderon of Burke Williams & Sorensen, LLP, and Ruben C. DeLeón of Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C. The HNBA headquarters in Washington D.C. is headed by our Executive Director Carmen Feliciano.

With a professional network of over 25,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors and law students, we offer our members unsurpassed opportunities for career enhancement, as well as highly influential forums to address issues of concern to the broad Hispanic community and the nation.

To join the national voice of the Hispanic legal community or learn more about our mission and other activities, please visit our web site at www.hnba.com.


Alan M. Varela

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