Author Archives: adminhla

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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15 Dec
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HLA Honors Former Chief Judge Joseph P. Farina

In August 2012, former Chief Judge Joseph P. Farina of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court announced his retirement to join mediation and arbitration firm, JAMS. Judge Farina served as a Circuit Court Judge from September 1, 1981 until his retirement in 2012, ...

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15 Jul
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July President’s Corner

I am honored to serve as the 2012-2013 President of the Haitian Lawyers Association. It is a privilege to lead such an esteemed organization. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize Executive Board Member, Dotie Joseph for the ...

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15 Jul
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Diversity Forum Hosted by HLA was a Resounding Success

The Haitian Lawyers Association (“HLA”) teamed up with several bar associations to holds its Diversity Forum for members of the judiciary. The focus of the forum was cultural competency—i.e. highlighting issues with and proposing practical solutions to some of these ...

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15 Jul
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HLA honors Rivero Mestre with the 2011 Humanitarian Award

The Haitian Lawyers Association presented Rivero Mestre LLP with the 2011 Humanitarian Award. The firm was recognized for its organization and co-sponsorship of the United for Haiti Fundraising Reception and for organizing an outreach program for the Haitian community. Haiti’s Consul General, Ralph Latortue, presented the ...

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15 Jul
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HLA 2012 Installation and Awards Ceremony

The Haitian Lawyers Association (HLA) held its 2012 Installation and Awards Ceremony on May, 8th, 2012 at Sabadell United Financial Center, in Miami, Forida. Nine Board Officers and Directors were installed: Board President Stephanie Ducheine-Welsh, President-Elect Byrnes Guillaume, Vice President ...

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