Stetson’s Hispanic Bar honored for its minority mentoring

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first_imgStetson’s Hispanic Bar honored for its minority mentoring Stetson’s Hispanic Bar honored for its minority mentoring Stetson University College of Law’s Hispanic Bar Association was recently honored for its work with the Hispanic National Bar Association’s minority youth outreach and mentoring programs.The HNBA recently received the ABA’s 2007 Partnership Award for its National Mentoring Program and its Youth Convention Law Day Program at the joint annual meeting of the National Conference of Bar Presidents, National Association of Bar Executives, and the National Conference of Bar Foundations in San Francisco.Stetson’s HBA partners with the Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar, pairing law students with practicing attorney-mentors to encourage professional development. The Tampa Bay mentor program was launched last February.“Stetson’s HBA is honored to be part of the HNBA’s mentoring program and will continue its efforts in uniting more law students with practitioners,” said Stetson HBA President Clara Rodriguez Rokusek. “Attorney-mentors have provided students with vital information regarding particular fields of law, career advancement, and networking.”The local mentor program is sponsored by national, state, and local Hispanic bar associations, foundations, and firms. October 15, 2007 Regular Newslast_img

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