Author Archives: adminhla

16 Jul
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The Haitian Lawyer’s Association Response to the Zimmerman Decision

The Haitian Lawyers Association response to the Zimmerman decision As people work to understand the jury’s decision to acquit George Zimmerman, the man who killed Trayvon Martin, the Haitian Lawyer Association sends its heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family of Trayvon Martin. However this jury reached its decision, one ...

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30 May
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Citizenship Drive Coming Soon! Please sign up to Help!

HLA will be assisting with a citizenship drive on June 22, 2013. There will training available that will provide free CLE up to seven hours on June 21, 2013. Soeurette Michel has graciously agreed to lead this effort. If you ...

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13 May
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Board member, Soeurrette Michel, appointed to Education Law Committee of The Florida Bar

The Haitian Lawyers Association would like to publicly congratulate our board member, Soeurrette Michel, for his appointment to the Education Law Committee of The Florida Bar. The Education Law Committee is convened to bring together education law attorneys as well ...

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10 May
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Fritznie Jarbath, President-Elect of the HLA

Fritznie Jarbath, the newly installed President-Elect of the Haitian Lawyers Association was featured in a Q&A news item at the alma mater where she earned her Juris Doctor, Florida International University College of Law.

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01 May
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HLA featured in the latest edition of Le Floridien Newspaper

The Haitian Lawyers Association has been featured in the latest edition of Le Floridien newspaper which can be viewed online here.

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23 Apr
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Students Honored as Scholarship Recipients at the HLA Scholarship Gala

Florida International University College of Law students Altanese Phenelus and Frandley Julien were honored as scholarship recipients at the 15th Annual Haitian Lawyers Association Scholarship Gala. The Scholarship Gala, hosted in honor of the dedication, service, and excellence of its ...

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15 Dec
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December President’s Corner

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from my heart to yours! It has been a difficult year for many families throughout our country. In light of the recent tragedies and natural disasters that have plagued our community, I urge that we remember the ...

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15 Dec
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Haitian Homeowners keep their homes through HLA Legal Services of Greater Miami

By Lisette Labrousse Since October 2009 Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. and Haitian Lawyers Association has collaborated in ensuring that Haitian homeowners in Miami-Dade County have an opportunity to be heard when it comes to defending foreclosure lawsuits. For ...

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15 Dec
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U.S. Department of Justice meets with HLA and Haitian Neighborhood Center

On September 6, 2012, the Haitian Neighborhood Center , affectionately known as “Sant La” and the Haitian Lawyers Association hosted a meeting with Ronald Lee, a Trial Attorney with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration – Related Unfair Employment ...

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15 Dec
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Voters Registration Drive at the Carnival Festival

The Haitian Lawyer Association participated in a Voter Registration Drive on October 7, 2012 at Carnival held at Sun life Stadium. This event was extremely successful in that it registered many new voters and encourage their participation in the November ...

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