Member Spotlight


HBA-DC Member Spotlight: Victoria Hernandez

Victoria Hernandez currently works as a Supervising Attorney with the Domestic Violence/Family Law Program at Ayuda, a local non-profit dedicated to providing both legal and social services to immigrants in the tri-state area. She previously served as a Staff Attorney in the Program. Victoria provides legal representation to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking who seekprotection orders and resolution in family law matters (e.g. divorce, legal separation, custody, and child support) at D.C. Superior Court as well as Maryland state courts. Additionally, she works with the D.C., Maryland, and U.S. governments to ensure her clients’ interests are conveyed and honored in criminal cases. Prior to working at Ayuda, Victoria was a law fellow at the D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project and a law clerk at the Law Offices of Cohen & Hertz, PC. Victoria received her J.D. from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in 2015 and her Bachelor of Science in Public Management and Policy from The University of Arizona in 2012.


Member Spotlight Archive


Member Spotlight Submission Criteria and Form

The Hispanic Bar Association of DC (HBA-DC) is eager to recognize the achievements, contributions, and experiences of its membership. HBA-DC’s Member Spotlight program highlights members in the legal community, their experiences, and how they have benefited from HBA-DC membership. The HBA-DC’s Membership Committee will evaluate nominations for Member Spotlight according to its criteria and will identify and author the featured article with the support of the member selected for the Member Spotlight. The Member Spotlight will be published on a regular basis.


HBA-DC members should complete the nomination form below. Self-nominations and nominations of members is allowed, but both the nominator and nominee must be HBA-DC members. Thank you for participating!


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