Equal Justice Awards

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2020 VIRTUAL EQUAL JUSTICE AWARDS!

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. 

 

This year our Equal Justice Awards Reception is going virtual! Please save the date for this special night of celebration, and you can expect to hear more details in the coming weeks.

 

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.

 

Click here to nominate someone for this year's EJA.

 

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact HBA-DC President-Elect Adam Acosta.

 

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