• 06/26/2019

    Hill Wallack LLP Attorneys Support the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

    News Release

    Princeton, NJ June 26, 2019 -- The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey held its 38th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, NJ. This signature event included networking, a cocktail hour, annual silent auction, and the presentation of $52,000 in scholarships to deserving law school students and students from the American Dream High School Pipeline Programs. President Julia Lopez, Esq., also announced the creation of the HBA endowment with a start-up check for $50,000.

    Hill Wallack LLP Family Law Partner Albertina Webb, also serving as the Vice President of the Southern Region for the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, along with the firm proudly supports the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey in the shared goals of promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal community. Hill Wallack, LLP, with offices in Princeton, Red Bank, Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, Yardley, Pennsylvania, and now in New York, New York, has a long standing tradition of encouraging, creating and supporting diversity and inclusion in all of our offices, in the legal community and in events attended by and orchestrated by our Diversity and Inclusion Committee and The Women’s Initiative Committee, serving multiple counties throughout the State.

    About HBA-NJ

    Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community. The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.

    Pictured left to right: Megha R. Thakkar, Eric I. Abraham, Albertina "Abby" Webb, Grant C. Wright, Sylwia L'Esperance, Ozge Otarsi-McCue and Michael Kahme.