Press Release
November 20, 2018

Holland & Knight’s Frances Guasch De La Guardia Becomes President-Elect of Cuban American Bar Association

Ms. Guasch De La Guardia will be the fifth Holland & Knight lawyer to serve as CABA president

MIAMI (November 20, 2018) – Frances Guasch De La Guardia, a litigation partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office, was elected to serve as president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Her term as president will begin on Jan. 1, 2020.

Holland & Knight has a long history of leadership within CABA, with four past presidents and several former board members. Miami Partners Anna Marie Hernandez Gamez (2016), Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz (2012), Raul Cosio (1992) and Jorge Hernandez-Toraño (1989) have all served as president of the organization.

Founded in Miami in 1974, CABA is a voluntary bar association with 2,500 members. It was established to bring together, by association, communication and organization, not only Cuban American lawyers, but also lawyers of all other 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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