Toward a Statistical Profile of Latina/os in the Legal Profession
- Evaluating Hispanics in Law: Another Way to Look at It. Cooper, Mary Ann // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;12/23/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p8
The article discusses the issue of diversity in the law profession particularly the representation of Hispanic legal professionals in the U.S. According to the article, there is a significant increase in the number of Hispanics attending law school and earning juris doctor (JD) degrees over the...
- Hispanic law firm now in San Francisco. // San Diego Business Journal;08/11/97, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p32
Focuses on the Gutierrez and Castillo law firm which is owned by attorney Richard Castillo and three associates. Identification of the firm as the first Hispanic owned law firm; Where the firms' offices will be set up; What the law firm specializes in.
- Expanding the Conversation. Branch-Brioso, Karen // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;4/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p16
The article discusses law review journals that focus exclusively on Hispanic legal issues. The journals include Harvard Latino Law Review and issues include taxation of undocumented immigrants. The article notes that minority issues are often seen as African American, and Hispanic issues do not...
- Alberto MuÃ±oz: From Sweatshops to USC Law. Stern, Gary M. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;12/19/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p32
An interview with Alberto MuÃ±oz, a 2011 graduate of the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law. When asked why his parents transport him to the U.S., he answered that his parents brought him to the U.S. because his dad needed a job. He mentioned that he remembers the time...
- THE LAW: A Career Opportunity for Hispanics? Mellander, Gustavo A. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;12/14/2015, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p30
The article offers the author's view regarding the career opportunity for Hispanic American lawyers. He mentions the need to hire more Hispanic lawyers in the Hispanic community reflecting on the play of poet William Shakespeare wherein he wrote after the revolution "the first thing we'll do is...
- GRANDE OPPORTUNITY. Davis, Jenny B. // ABA Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p34
Discusses the influence of Hispanic lawyers and their fight to clean up the system in Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Link between law and politics in the area; Development of the legal scene in the area; Profile of several lawyers in the area.
- Seeking a wider role. Hernandez, Mary // ABA Journal;Jun95, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the challenges facing the Hispanic-American lawyers in the United States. Hispanic representation in high-level positions; Underrepresentation in all levels of the judiciary; Lack of ground for optimism.
- Hispanic market ignored by attorneys, CPAs. Hatherley, Andrew // Las Vegas Business Press;6/10/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p5
Focuses on the presence of Hispanic lawyers and accountants in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cultural aspects of serving the Hispanic market noted by attorney Eva Garcia Mendoza; Complaint of accountant Ricardo Gonzales on the infrequent use of his profession in Mexico; Opportunity of accountant Brian...
- Legal Guardians Of Diversity. Forde, Dana // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;4/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p14
The article discusses organizations and initiatives aimed at promoting Black and Hispanic participation in U.S. law schools and law firms. The National Association for Law Placement is committed to helping schools and employers create more effective recruitment and retention policies for...