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.

COVID-19 Resources

The ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities is more than just a group of volunteer attorneys. It is a collection of individuals of expertise, experience, and commitment. You can join us in our effort to help protect our communities affected by utilizing some of the resources we have collected here and on the ABA’s COVID-19 Task Force webpage.

Visit - COVID -19 Resource Page

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” | A Discussion on Racial Justice in America

A discussion about racial justice in America in light of the events since the murder of George Floyd. Perspectives provided by panelists from African American, Muslim, Asian American, Hispanic, and Native America communities.

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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.

"Together, we will get through this crisis."

"As our country, and the world suffer from the COVID-19 crisis, lawyers are needed now more than ever. We are trained to deal with crisis and to help those in need. Our time is now. Stay strong. Be not afraid.”

Richard Pena, Chair

Brief informative video about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Leadership and Staff 2019-2020

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ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities: 321 N. Clark St., Suite 1700 Chicago, Illinois 60654 | Tel: (312) 988‐5137 | Email: skip.harsch@americanbar.org for inquiries