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Judge Ruiz Honored at MALDEF Annual Dinner

Tuesday, June 26, 2012  

HBA-DC Judicial Council member Judge Vanessa Ruiz was honored at the MALDEF D.C. Awards Gala at the Mayflower Hotel on June 20, 2012 with the Lifetime Achievement Excellence in Legal Service Award. The Gala, hosted by Jordi Vilasuso, also honored longtime journalist and founder of Hispanic Link News Service Charlie Ericksen, and retiring Texas Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez. In her acceptance speech, Judge Ruiz spoke about her continuing efforts to ensure language access to the courts. HBA-DC President Lyzka P. DeLaCruz and Board member Marina Torres were part of the host committee for the event.


HBA-DC congratulates Judge Ruiz on a well-deserved honor!

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