“Celebrating 64 Years Serving Our Community”
PRBA goes to John Jay Law Day
March 6, 2020
PRBA Vice President Laura De Los Rios, Honorable Wilma Guzman (Past President), Ana Millan, Esq and Student Committee Member Katherine Salazar attend Law Day at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
John Jay is No. 1 producer of law students in the nation. Students from John Jay College, Queens Community College, Bronx Community College and Borough of Manhattan Community College attended the event.
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Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
March 2, 2020
PRBA’s Community Affairs Committee celebrated Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at The Queens Library Corona Branch.
Laura De Los Rios, Esq and Aura Gomez, Esq read books in English and Spanish, played games, and engaged in arts and crafts with the children in our community.
Corporate Law Committee Spring Mixer
May 11th, 2017
The PRBA hosted it’s inaugural Corporate Law Committee Spring Mixer at the offices of DLA Piper LLP (US) in New York City.
The Spring Mixer was the first of several planned events from the committee where members will be networking, sharing on topics of general interest, and helping to form a voice within the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the community as a whole.
The event featured guest speaker, the Honorable Sila Calderón who is the first female governor of Puerto Rico. The former governor spoke about the Centro Para Puerto Rico and the work it’s doing to transform the lives of women and families in Puerto Rico through its entrepreneurial training program. Guests at the Corporate Law Committee event, including notable Puerto Rican lawyers from large law firms and in-house law departments, noted how inspirational the program was and how there is a great need for this type of forum.
PRBA Sponsored Members Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court
April 17th, 2017
Congratulations to our PRBA members on being admitted to the United States Supreme Court!
Honorable Maryann Briganti Linda Mejias, Esq. Hector Torres, Esq. Michelle Villaverde, Esq. Sergio Villaverde, Esq. Ferdinand Fernandez II, Esq. Elsie Gonzalez, Esq. Asha Smith, Esq. Admitted on April 17, 2017.