Hispanic Law Student Association

The Hispanic Law Students Association, "HLSA," is a legal society at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, founded in 1980 to bring together students of both Hispanic and American heritage, as well as to promote and advance Hispanic awareness within the community. HLSA works with other organizations on campus to sponsor speakers on subjects of common interest to the student body. In addition, HLSA organizes and holds a variety of community service events and networking events in order to introduce students to judges and attorneys in the legal community.

Why join?

  • HLSA is an organization for both Hispanic and non-Hispanic students, day students and night students.
  • Class outlines and materials available to HLSA members are also available for all students who join.
  • Guest speaker events, social gatherings, food sales, fundraising events, volunteer and pro-bono opportunities.
  • Networking events with law firms and other law schools.
  • Signature events involving lunch at the Broward County Courthouse with judges and attorneys.
  • Close relationships with several Florida Bar associations. And lots more…

2013-2014 Board Members:

  Zarinah St Lawrence President
  Sandra Bahamonde President
  Jessica Gomez Vice-President
  Maykelin Salmeron President Elect
  Fatima Bachemin Director of 2L Involvement
  Claudio Balladares Director of Finance
  Andrew Ramos Director of Official Records
  Anaili Triana Director of Legal Affairs
  Franchesca Caminero, Director of Competitions
  Karen Mena Director of Community Affairs

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