Equal Justice Awards
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When: Thursday, November 12, 2020
6:00 PM
Where: United States
Contact: HBA-DC President-Elect Adam Acosta

Online registration is available until: 11/12/2020
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DATE: Thursday, November 12, 2020

The Equal Justice Awards Reception is HBA-DC's annual gala where we recognize individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to achieving equal justice in the District of Columbia. 


Net proceeds from the event allow the HBA-DC to continue serving its members through professional development events, mentoring programs, judicial and other endorsements, job referrals, policy advocacy, and supporting the community through legal clinics, education and many other activities.


The Equal Justice Awards reception provides you with an opportunity to honor the exceptional accomplishments of Hispanic lawyers in our community and to encourage others to continue providing much needed legal support.


The Awards:

Judge Ricardo M. Urbina Lifetime Achievement Award: 
Honors a member of DC legal profession with 20+ years of service and outstanding contributions to the Hispanic community in the areas of equality, fairness, and social justice.


Hugh A. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award (2 Awards - organization and individual):
Recognizes a DC area organization and an individual with unwavering commitment to and achievement of the principles of equality, cultural respect, and social justice.


Hispanic Attorney of the Year Award:
Recognizes an attorney with 10-20 years legal experience and outstanding contributions to the legal profession, including Hispanic affinity bar associations.


Rising Star Award:
Recognizes an attorney with 10 years or less legal experience and outstanding contributions to the legal profession, including Hispanic affinity bar associations.


This year's virtual event will be on Remo.

This year's EJA is going virtual and HBA-DC will be using the Remo platform. EJA attendees are urged to use a desktop or laptop computer instead of a cell phone or tablet when using Remo. A short tutorial on how to use Remo is available here. An event guide with FAQs is also available here. For chat support, visit live.remo.co and click on the "Need Help" button on the bottom-left corner.


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