HNBA National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. Named By PODER Magazine As One Of The 100 Most Influential Hispanics In U.S.

Jan 14, 2013, 13:43 ET from Hispanic National Bar Association

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. has been recognized by PODER Magazine in its December 2012 issue as a legal leader in the "Nation's 100 Most Influential Hispanics" list. The list includes the most notable figures from the political, business, science, education, legal and entertainment arenas. In his role with the HNBA, Reyes serves as a national advocate, representing the interests of over 100,000 Hispanic lawyers, judges, law students and legal assistants across the country.

"To be recognized by PODER Magazine is an honor, but more importantly, it is a tribute to those on behalf of whom I serve – the thousands of Hispanic legal professionals and students in the U.S.," says Peter M. Reyes, Jr. "I am grateful and proud to advocate and represent the interests of the growing Hispanic legal community around the nation."

About the Hispanic National Bar Association
The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding four decades ago, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose a career in the law and by promoting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of issue advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.

SOURCE Hispanic National Bar Association