Member News

HBAM Partners With LA SED for Operation Joy

The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan (“HBAM”) is partnering with Latin Americans for Social Economic and Development, Inc. (“LA SED”) to help with their annual Operation Joy!  LA SED will be delivering food baskets, jackets, and small toys to approximately 200 families in the area to spread warmth and hope to those in need. In […]

New HBAM Officers Named

On June 30, 2021, new Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan Officers were sworn in. President:  Marva De Armas President-Elect:  Abril Valdes Treasurer: Arturo Alfaro Treasurer-Elect: Monica Navarro Secretary: Veronica Beltran   To learn more about HBAM Officers and Directors, visit https://hispanicbarofmi.org/officers-directors/.

HBAM Hosts Pre-Law Event

The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan will be hosting a panel about how to apply and afford law school. The event will be held via Zoom on March 18 at 5:00 – 7:00 PM ET. Professor Erin Archerd, Detroit Mercy Law, will discuss the admissions process. Additional panelists will be announced in the coming days. […]

HBAM Hosts Annual Party

HBAM will be hosting its Annual Party for members and friends on January 14 at 5 PM.  Judge Zainab Baydoun will be speaking at this virtual event about becoming an Administrative Law Judge and her nonprofit organization, the EmpowerME Project.  The event will also feature a trivia contest hosted by a Sporcle trivia MC. To […]

HBAM Member Spotlight: Lawrence Garcia

What is your name? Lawrence T. Garcia Where do you work, and what is your position there? City of Detroit, Corporation Counsel Where did you attend law school, and when did you graduate? University of Michigan Law School, 1995 When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up? A park […]

HBAM Partners with Latin Americans for Social Economic Development For Operation Joy

The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan (“HBAM”) is partnering with Latin Americans for Social Economic and Development, Inc. (“LA SED”) to help with their annual Operation Joy!  LA SED will be delivering food baskets, jackets, and small toys to approximately 200 families in the area to spread warmth and hope to those in need. In […]

HBAM Member Spotlight: James Feinberg

What is your name? Jim Feinberg What legal practice areas do you primarily focus on? Criminal Defense, State and Federal Where did you attend law school, and when did you graduate? Wayne State University Law School. Graduated in 1968. Describe the biggest challenge you’ve had to face in your legal career. Being a sole practitioner. […]

HBAM President Speaks at Lunch and Learn Event

Join us for a Lunch and Learn, where Veronica Rivas-Molloy, a Houston-based attorney and judicial candidate, and our own Luis E. Gomez, President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, will discuss the history and significance of Hispanic Heritage Month. About the Speakers: Veronica Rivas-Molloy is special counsel in the Litigation Practice Group at Jones Walker […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

In the United States, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) by honoring the cultures and contributions of Latinx and Hispanic Americans.  Like so many others, Latinx and Hispanic Americans, or their ancestors, were drawn to this great country by the promise of a better life—one attained through hard work and […]

HBAM Member Spotlight: Monica Navarro

What is your name? Monica P. Navarro What company/firm do you work for, and what is your position there? I am Senior Counsel to the Freudenberg Group in North America.  The Freudenberg Group is a German conglomerate in 65 countries; I am responsible for providing legal support to the Freudenberg companies in four of those […]