Press Release
December 4, 2014

Holland & Knight Partner Anna Marie Hernandez Named President-Elect of the Cuban American Bar Association

Ms. Hernandez will be the fourth Holland & Knight lawyer to serve as CABA president

MIAMI (December 4, 2014) – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Anna Marie "Annie" Hernandez, a litigation partner in the firm's Miami office, was elected to serve as president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Additionally, Miami litigation partner Frances Guasch De La Guardia was elected to CABA's 15-member board of directors. Their terms will begin on January 1, 2015.

Holland & Knight has a long history of leadership within CABA, with three past presidents and several former board members. Miami partners Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz (2012), Raul Cosio (1992) and Jorge Hernandez-Toraño (1989) have all served as president of the organization. Ms. Hernandez will serve as CABA's 42nd president (the eighth woman) in 2016.

CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA's members include judges, lawyers and law students of all backgrounds interested in issues affecting the Cuban community, as well as broader legal and human rights issues impacting minority communities as a whole.

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