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HBA-DC Hosts 2016 Equal Justice Awards Reception

Monday, November 7, 2016  
On Friday, November 4, 2016, HBA-DC held its 2016 Equal Justice Awards reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.  Over 250 members, sponsors and friends gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of our awardees: María E. Holleran Rivera, recipient of the Judge Ricardo M. Urbina Lifetime Achievement Award; Tahirih Justice Center, recipient of the Hugh A. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award to an organization; James J. Sandman, recipient of the Hugh A. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award to an individual; and Roman Martinez, recipient of the Rising Star Award.  

HBA-DC also awarded four scholarships of $2,500 each, administered by the HBA-DC Foundation, to Elizabeth Limones (UDC David A. Clarke School of Law), Juliana Pérez Calle (American University Washington College of Law), Tatiana Pino (The George Washington University Law School), and Diana Saavedra (Howard University School of Law).  

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