HNBF's Mission

The Hispanic National Bar Foundation's (HNBF) mission is to help Hispanics achieve their potential through access to higher education and increase diversity in the legal profession. We seek to create a culture in the Hispanic community where higher education is the expectation rather than the exception.


Future Latino Leaders
Law Camp

A week long program to bring Latino high school students from around the United States and the Latin America to Washington, DC to learn about the variety of careers they can pursue with a law degree. We will begin accepting online applications for the 2016 Law Camp on December 1st. 

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Meet the HNBF
Board of Directors

The Hispanic National Bar Foundation is unique because it has a working Board of Directors made up of lawyers from different fields, with different areas of expertise, based all around the country. 

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News & Press

HNBF Recognized as a Bright Spot by White House Initiative

The Hispanic National Bar Foundation has been selected as a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. As a Bright Spot, HNBF will be part of a national online catalog for programs that invest in key education priorities for Hispanics.

HNBF Honors Leaders and Rising Star Students at Awards Dinner

The Hispanic National Bar Foundation hosted its Annual Awards Dinner on July 16, 2015 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. Honorees focused on the importance of perseverance, mentorship and breaking barriers as they addressed a packed room of leaders, sponsors and rising stars.

HNBF to Celebrate the Contributions of Leaders in the Legal Community

The HNBF will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Celebration on July 16, 2015 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. Each year, the HNBF recognizes and celebrates the contributions of exemplary leaders in the legal profession at the Awards Dinner.

2016 Law Camp Applications Are Now Available

HNBF's Future Latino Leaders Law Camp Program announces the opening of the 2015 application process. Please encourage high school students interested in law and legal careers to apply.

HNBF Launches the HNBF Review

HNBF introduces the inaugural edition of the HNBF Review. This Fall's newsletter is dedicated to our signature program, the Future Latino Leaders Law Camp.

HNBF Names Alba Lucero Villa As New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, DC - The Hispanic National Bar Foundation (HNBF) is pleased to announce the selection of Alba Lucero Villa as its new Executive Director.

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