AL DÍA rindió homenaje a abogados latinos emergentes durante un evento en el que el magistrado de la Corte Suprema de Pensilvania, Kevin M. Dougherty, habló sobre diversidad en el ámbito de la ley. “La representación es necesaria. No solo la geográfica sino también de género y raza”, señaló.
At AL DÍA's Lawyer's Forum on Nov. 8, we honored these five emerging Latino lawyers.
Justice Dougherty noted that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court — the oldest in the nation, having been founded in 1722 — has never had a Latino or Latina on the bench. "You need to have representation - not only geographical, but gender and racial," he said.
Keynote Speaker Justice Kevin M. Dougherty discussed issues including diversity, access to the courts as well as fulfilling his promise to justice through law during the 2018 AL DÍA Lawyers Forum.
El juez de la Corte de Circuito, L. Felipe Restrepo, habló con AL DÍA sobre cómo un inmigrante colombiano se convirtió en un funcionario de alto rango en el sistema judicial de los EE. UU.
Circuit Court Judge L. Felipe Restrepo spoke with AL DÍA about how a Colombian immigrant became a high-ranking official in the U.S. judiciary.
Esteemed professionals in the legal field gathered to discuss the need for more diversity in the U.S. law profession and beyond.
Ahead of the release of his autobiography in October, Nelson Díaz, who blazed a trail for Latinos in American politics and law, discussed his book and shared reflections on his life.
Nelson A. Díaz’s autobiography, which details his groundbreaking career as a White House attorney and public advocate for the Latino community, will be released in October.
La presidenta electa del Colegio de Abogados Hispanos de Pensilvania, Jacqueline Romero tuvo que superar obstáculos difíciles para lograr el éxito en su carrera como abogado. Y explica por qué Estados Unidos necesita más latinos que hagan lo mismo que ella.
From a Jersey diner to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the next president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania discusses the nation's urgent need for more Latino lawyers.
A Penn Law program provides a head start to high school-aged students interested in a legal career, a field where Latinos are drastically underrepresented.