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Be a part of the fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and help build a more solid Hispanic lawyers network!! One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys. Join HLAI and receive these benefits.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

HLAI members benefit by participating in various social and business focused networking opportunities to aid in your personal and professional growth, a membership directory, a client referral network, access to new job announcements, diversifying the judiciary, Pro bono and volunteer opportunities with the Hispanic community.

Sustaining Member

$350.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

A Sustaining Member is a Lawyer member who also chooses to donate $250 to HLAI to advance its mission of promoting and supporting the advancement of Hispanic and Latinx attorneys in the legal profession and advocating for justice and fairness in Illinois.

Includes:
Extra 15% off when purchasing your HLAI Member ticket to a signature event (discount applicable to 1 HLAI Member ticket per Signature Event)
Recognition in HLAI’s web page

Patron Member

$250.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

A Patron Member is a Lawyer member who also chooses to donate $150 to HLAI to advance its mission of promoting and supporting the advancement of Hispanic and Latinx attorneys in the legal profession and advocating for justice and fairness in Illinois.

Includes:
Extra 10% off when purchasing your HLAI Member ticket to a signature event (discount applicable to 1 HLAI Member ticket per Signature Event)
Recognition in HLAI’s web page

Contributing Member

$200.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

A Contributing Member is a Lawyer member who also chooses to donate $100 to HLAI to advance its mission of promoting and supporting the advancement of Hispanic and Latinx attorneys in the legal profession and advocating for justice and fairness in Illinois.

Includes:
Extra 5% off when purchasing your HLAI Member ticket to a signature event (discount applicable to 1 HLAI Member ticket per Signature Event)
Recognition in HLAI’s web page

Lawyer
Membership
(5+ years of practice)

$100.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

This membership is for licensed attorneys in good standing who have been practicing law for five years or more. Lawyer Members who are licensed in the State of Illinois have the right to nominate and vote; the right to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair, and are be eligible to serve in any office and on any Committee. Lawyer members licensed in a different jurisdiction have all the rights and privileges of HLAI, including the right to vote, but are not eligible to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair.

Includes:
Member price for signature events
Name listed in Lawyer referral page
Weekly HLAI Noticias with event information
Access to career page where you can find job opportunities
Discounted CLE

New Lawyer Membership
& lawyers under five years

First year is free.
$75.00 Renewal Annually for up to 4 years.

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$75.00 / year for 5 years with 1 year free trial

Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

Newly admitted lawyers and those practicing for less than a year are FREE.  Must be a licensed attorney in good standing. Lawyer Members who are licensed in the State of Illinois have the right to nominate and vote; the right to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair, and are be eligible to serve in any office and on any Committee. Lawyer members licensed in a different jurisdiction have all the rights and privileges of HLAI, including the right to vote, but are not eligible to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chairs.

Year 2 – 4 cost $75.00 Young lawyers practicing more than one year but less than five years qualify for this membership. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing. Lawyer Members who are licensed in the State of Illinois have the right to nominate and vote; the right to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair, and are be eligible to serve in any office and on any Committee. Lawyer members licensed in a different jurisdiction have all the rights and privileges of HLAI, including the right to vote, but are not eligible to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair.

This purchase will cost 0.00 the first year, and will renew automatically at 75.00 per year each year after for the following 4 years. Subscription options can be managed in the MY ACCOUNT page.

Includes:

Lawyer in Public Service
Membership


$50.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

This membership is for a licensed attorney in good standing that works for a government agency or non-profit organization. Lawyer Members who are licensed in the State of Illinois have the right to nominate and vote; the right to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair, and are be eligible to serve in any office and on any Committee. Lawyer members licensed in a different jurisdiction have all the rights and privileges of HLAI, including the right to vote, but are not eligible to serve as a Board Member, Officer, or a Standing Committee Chair.

Includes:
Member price for signature events
Name listed in Lawyer referral page
Weekly HLAI Noticias with event information
Access to career page where you can find job opportunities
Discounted CLE

Law Student

FREE ($1.00)

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$1.00* / year while in Law School

Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

A Law Student Membership applies to any law student currently enrolled in any law school of the United states of America, or any Commonwealth or Territory. Law student members do not have the right to vote or nominate. Law Student Members cannot serve as Chairs on any committee or as an Officer or Director of HLAI, but may otherwise participate in HLAI committees.

* Please note that to keep our site safe from hackers and spammers, we have to charge a minimum of $1.00 for any membership.

Includes:
Member price for signature events
Weekly HLAI Noticias with event information
Job postings

Associate Membership

$500.00 Annually

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Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys.

This membership is for a non-lawyer who supports the purposes of HLAI. Becoming an Associate Member is subject to an application and payment of dues. Associate Members do not have a right to vote, and are ineligible to serve in any office.

Includes:
Member price for signature events
Weekly HLAI Noticias with event information
Job postings

PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS

HLAI EVENTS and NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
HLAI will offer complimentary or reduced-fee admission to many HLAI events and HLAI-sponsored events.
Members receive reduced-fee admission to all four signature events. Click HERE for information on our signature events!

FREE AND DISCOUNTED CLE CREDITS
HLAI will provide and support free and discounted CLE opportunities for its paid members

ON-LINE REFERRAL DIRECTORY
Paid members may create a profile open to the public, and by choosing an area of practice the attorney will come up when a potential client uses the “Find a lawyer” option.

HLAI NOTICIAS NEWSLETTER
Receive Noticias and opportunities to include submissions in the HLAI Noticias newsletter

MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Share your knowledge and success with other HLAI lawyers seeking professional advice. Get involved with the JD Mentors program and mentor college and law students. Impart your success with others, all the while contributing to better representation in the Hispanic community.

HNBA AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
HLAI is an Affiliate of the Hispanic National Bar Association. As an HLAI member,  you can join the Hispanic National Bar Association as an “Affiliate Attorney.” HLAI does not take payment on behalf of the HNBA. Please visit www.hnba.com to become a member of the HNBA.

PARTNERED MEMBER BENEFITS
Kake Multimedia, LLC – Top Shelf Law – Marketing Services
20% off Media Production and Marketing services for all HLAI members
kakemultimedia.com
topshelflaw.com
Phone: (630)244-3749

SUSTAINING MEMBERS

JAMES BOTANA
KENT DELGADO
RAFAEL GUZMAN
ALEJANDRO MENCHACA
MARTIN MONTES
PAUL RAYA
JUANITA B. RODRIGUEZ

PATRON MEMBERS

CARLA ESPINOZA
ROSSANA P. FERNANDEZ
MEGAN GOLDISH
DANIEL GONZALEZ
DAWN GONZALEZ
MICHAEL GONZALEZ
DAVID NAVARRO
DANIEL NUNEZ

CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS

ANDREA BELARD
DAVID CERDA
DAISY DENIZARD
STEVEN HERNANDEZ
CINTHYA LEE
DAVID McCRACKEN
JESSE RUIZ

 

HLAI is transitioning its membership to a single annual renewal date for all members and memberships. Effective October 1, 2023, all HLAI Memberships will begin on October 1st and end on September 30th of each year. 

 

Join now for a prorated membership!

 

Be a part of the premier bar association in the state of Illinois. HLAI is a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic attorneys in Illinois. Join the many successful Hispanic attorneys within our ranks and carry on the legacy of HLAI. One of HLAI’s aims is to promote the common business interests, professional development, and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys. Join HLAI and receive THESE BENEFITS.