The Hispanic National Bar Association in Partnership with Chase Announce the "Su Casa" Homeowner's Educational Program To Be Unveiled During a Reception at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum on Friday, March 30, 2012

Mar 27, 2012, 13:53 ET from Hispanic National Bar Association

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), in partnership with Chase, proudly announces a new homeowner's educational program entitled "Su Casa." The announcement will be unveiled to the public during a reception at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum on Friday, March 30, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. as part of the HNBA's Corporate Counsel Conference.

Chase is a platinum sponsor of the Conference and the host of the Ellis Island Reception.  During the Reception, expected to include over 450 guests, Denise Desrosiers, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Chase will unveil the "Su Casa" (translation "Your Home") program.  The Program is an initiative to be launched in New York and New Jersey, then to be implemented nationwide, to provide pro bono legal clinics themed around homeowner's education for the Hispanic/Latino population.  U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will deliver the keynote address during the Reception. 

"We are very proud at the HNBA to have developed this historic partnership with Chase.  We view our partners as active participants in our programming and look forward to this initiative with great enthusiasm" said Benny Agosto, Jr., HNBA National President.  "The Conference promises to be a spectacularly successful event, not only because of the impressive programming, but also because this year marks the 40th Anniversary of the HNBA," said Benny Agosto, Jr. The Conference Co-Chairs Miguel Alexander Pozo, partner at Lowenstein Sandler PC and Nuris E. Portuondo, Vice President and Assistance General Counsel at Chase are thrilled to welcome guests to Jersey City and added that "in celebration of the HNBA's 40th Anniversary, we have put together a landmark conference that will offer all of our members and guests an extraordinary lineup of educational programs, networking opportunities, and destination receptions. This Conference is not to be missed."

For questions about the Conference please contact Erika Lopez-Tello, HNBA Events Director, at or refer to

SOURCE Hispanic National Bar Association