Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities

The Hispanic Commission focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to educate lawyers on how best to serve, promote civic responsibility within, and address the key legal challenges facing Latino community in the United States.

Support the Hispanic Commission

Your support of the Hispanic Commission’s work is greatly appreciated and will help expand on our accomplishments and activities to date. The Commission is working on a variety of programs, including unauthorized practice of law (Notario Fraud), language access in the courts, voting rights, and much more.

Past Event

Past Event

CLE: May 31, 2018 - Half-Day CLE Program Jenner & Block Chicago

We conducted a half-day CLE program on timely topics pertinent to the Hispanic Legal Profession. For more information about the Commission, and to learn about future events please visit or contact Skip Harsh at

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Chair's Message

Chair's Message

Richard Pena from Austin

Richard Pena from Austin, Texas has been named Chair of the 2017-18 ABA Hispanic Commission. He is a long time active ABA member, former State Bar of Texas President and a proud Army veteran.

2017-2018 - Commissioners / Special Advisors

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Nancy C. Andrade, Esq. Lead Counsel ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities 321 N. Clark St., 21st Floor Chicago, Illinois 60654 Tel: (312) 988‐6277 Email: For General Inquiries, email: