Washington College of Law Hispanic Law Conference
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American University Washington College of Law hosts the Annual Hispanic Law Conference each spring as part of WCL’s Founders’ Celebration.

4/19/2018
When: 4/19/2018
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20016
United States
Contact: Richard V. Rodriguez

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In partnership with the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC), Maryland (MHBA), Latino/a Alumni Association of the Washington College of Law (LAAW), and Latino/a Law Students’ Association (LaLSA) Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm American University Washington College of Law 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Claudio Grossman Hall, Terrace Level-YT01 Washington, DC 20016

 

Keynote speaker is John Amaya, Parter of Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP. Amaya has an extensive investigatory background and worked at ICE under the Obama Administration and formerly served as Senior Counsel to Senator Leahy on the Senate Judiciary Committee.  He also served in leadership positions at MALDEF and NCLR.   

 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM STUDENT PANEL

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CAMPUS TOURS

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PANEL PRESENTATION: A MIDTERM ASSESSMENT OF LATINO/A PROGRESS

 

Panelists:

Valeria Carranza – Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director, Rep. Adriano Espaillat; Former Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Jackie Reyes – Executive Office of the Washington, DC Mayor, Office of Latino Affairs

Eduardo Soto – Principal, The Raben Group

Claudia Flores – Campaign Manager, The Center for American Progress

Sherley Cruz – Practitioner-in-Residence, Washington College of Law Civil Advocacy Clinic (Moderator)

 

 

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM LAAW ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM RECEPTION

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM HISPANIC LAW CONFERENCE AWARDS DINNER

 

To nominate a candidate for HLC Awards, visit: https://www.wcl.american.edu/hispanic/awards.cfm

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