DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association (DHBA) has honored Fishman Jackson Ronquillo partner Marcos G. Ronquillo with this year's La Luz Award for his contributions to the legal profession and dedicated service to the Hispanic community. La Luz, which means "the light," is the group's highest honor. It was presented during the Hispanic Bar's recent Noche de Luz celebration.
Mr. Ronquillo is the former president of the Mexican American Bar Association of Dallas, the DHBA's predecessor organization, and former chairman of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
"The DHBA works to bring attorneys in the Dallas-Fort Worth area together for the purpose of supporting the Hispanic community," said Mr. Ronquillo. "I am deeply honored to be recognized by my peers."
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Mr. Ronquillo has more than 35 years of trial experience representing governmental agencies and Fortune 500 companies in high-profile controversies where public policy and social concerns collide in the courtroom.
He currently serves on the Smithsonian Latino Center Advisory Board and New America Alliance Board of Directors. He is a former member of the Board of Advisors of George Washington University Law School and former national chairman of the University of Notre Dame Hispanic Alumni Association.
The DHBA said Mr. Ronquillo embodies the La Luz Award "because he has paved the way for the success of the Hispanic community throughout his career. His integrity and hard work make him a model for all Hispanic attorneys."
Mr. Ronquillo is a past recipient of the State Bar of Texas Presidents' Special Citation Award and Outstanding Lawyer of the Year Award from the Texas Mexican Bar Association. He was selected in 2016 by Latino Leaders Magazine as one of the "top 25 Hispanic Attorneys" in the country.
The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, formerly the Mexican American Bar Association of Dallas, unites Hispanic attorneys to promote the social, economic, educational and civic advancement of the North Texas Hispanic community by making the legal system more accessible to its needs.
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