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Who We Are

Our Mission:

We are a community of lawyers committed to promoting and supporting the advancement of Hispanic and Latinx attorneys in the legal profession and advocating for justice and fairness in Illinois.

Our Vision:

HLAI strives for a robust, engaged, diverse legal professional community to encourage fairness and balance in the legal system.

Our Values and Beliefs:


We believe we are stronger together. We discover our similarities, celebrate our differences, and value the unique contributions that Hispanic and Latinx attorneys in Illinois have on the legal community in which we work, socialize, and advocate.


We believe in building bridges among organizations to address community needs.


We are dynamic, connected, and actively engaged with our members, supporters, and the communities we serve.


We believe in advocating for justice and fairness in our communities.


We value providing members with resources and support throughout their legal careers to encourage the development of their talent and future opportunities.


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.