News

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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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