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Construyendo desde los cimientos – Martin Arias

 01/04/2017 - 14:02
Construyendo desde los cimientos – Martin Arias

Marin arias desarrolló su espíritu emprendedor a temprana edad. Habiendo construido su carrera desde entonces, su labor ha estado marcada por el servicio y por proveer asistencia legal a aquellos que en algún momento enfrentaron situaciones que son similares a las que él mismo tuvo que enfrentar cuando era joven.

Adriel García fomenta la diversidad

 01/04/2017 - 13:56
Adriel Garcia is a lawyer at Stradley Ronon. Photo cred: Peter Fitzpatrick

Siendo graduado de la Escuela de Derecho de Temple, Adriel García comenzó su carrera siendo una gran promesa. Terminó sus estudios sabiendo que quería ayudar a la gente con la práctica legal. Comenzó como estudiante clínico en la Oficina del Abogado de Distrito de Filadelfia, donde desarrolló sus capacidades de revisión y entrevistas durante su participación en audiencias preliminares y en procesos judiciales municipales.

Abogados Latinos: pocos y poco frecuentes

 01/04/2017 - 12:15
Abogados Latinos: pocos y poco frecuentes

La presencia latina en la profesión del derecho en Filadelfia, se remonta a los años 60, de acuerdo a documentos proporcionados por la Asociación de Abogados Hispanos de Pennsylvania. Aunque la presencia existe, muchos abogados dentro de la profesión enfrentan dificultades que ya existían para sus predecesores, sobretodo en términos de acceder a las redes de trabajo de las que ya se aprovechaban sus compañeros al egresar.

Latino Lawyers Still Few and Far Between

 01/03/2017 - 17:21
Latino Lawyers Still Few and Far Between

Latino presence in the profession of law in Philadelphia reaches back as far as the 1960s according to documents provided by the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania. Though the presence is there, many lawyers within the profession face difficulties that those before them faced in terms of getting access to the networks - and thus jobs - that their peers were taking advantage of after graduation.

Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

 01/03/2017 - 13:36
Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.

Adriel Garcia encourages diversity

 01/03/2017 - 13:02
Adriel Garcia is a lawyer at Stradley Ronon. Photo cred: Peter Fitzpatrick

A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.

Hit and Sunk

 12/14/2016 - 06:13

Former U.S Congressan Chaka Fattah, one of the top politicians in the city of Philadelphia for many years, has been sentenced to spend a decade in prison and pay $614,000 in restitution to victims of corruption charges on which the longtime legislator was convicted last June.

Fattah was found guilty of dozens of counts of corruption stemming from charges filed in 2015 that came down from the FBI after an eight-year long investigation into the congressman’s financial dealings. 

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