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Where are they now? – past scholarship recipients – Altanese Phenelus

Altanese Phenelus is a third-year student at FIU College of Law. Altanese is of Haitian descent, and is the first in her family to pursue a law degree. She holds ...

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Haitian Lawyer’s Association’s response to the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court ruling striping citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent living in the DR.

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HLA participates in Immigration and Human Trafficking Town Hall

HLA is proud to sponsor a Symposium/ Town Hall discussion on Immigration and Human Trafficking. There also will be some discussion on Immigration Reform. Our own Soeurette Michel and  Patricia ...

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Our President-Elect, Fritznie Jarbath, was interviewed on Tropik TV to discuss the Zimmerman Verdict

Our president-elect Fritznie Jarbath was interviewed on  Tropik TV to discuss the press release of  HLA’s Response to the Zimmerman verdict. The show will air this Friday and Saturday at  Tropik TV on NBC Miami COZI  TV  (Saturday – Sunday / ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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