2nd Annual Region XII Summit

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
Seminar, Sponsorship
May 18 - 19, 2023
Offices of Holland & Knight (Day 1) and
Gibson Dunn (Day 2)
811 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

Holland & Knight is sponsoring the Hispanic National Bar Association's (HNBA) 2nd Annual Region XII Summit. The theme of this event is “Together Empowered to Climb,” with speaker panels aimed at breaking professional barriers and providing resources helpful to achieve success. Attendees will gather to discuss current issues impacting Latinx members of the legal community, including compensation, representation and strategies to be better practitioners. Holland & Knight's Houston office will host the first day of the summit with assistance from attorney and HNBA Region XII President Juan Alcala. Commercial litigation attorney and HNBA Region XII Deputy Vice President Vanessa Suarez will participate in two panels throughout the summit. Corporate attorney Laura Lopez Nickerson will also participate in a panel.

Win the Sale: Interview & Resume Workshop
Vanessa Suarez, Panelist | May 18, 2023 | 1:30 p.m. CT
Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use their resume as a tool to reach their goals. The resume review is designed for law students and young lawyers who want to take their resume to a new level of marketability.

Grains of Rice: Top 10 Litigation and Transactional Practical Tips
Laura Lopez Nickerson, Panelist | May 18, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. CT
Litigation, corporate and arbitration attorneys will provide best "tips" in their respective practices to help young lawyers refine their skills.

Keynote Lunch: From the Pipeline to an "Infrastructure of Opportunity"
Vanessa Suarez, Moderator | May 19, 2023 | 12:00 p.m. CT
This lunch panel will feature a conversation with Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.

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