Virginia Coalition for Racial Diversity in the Justice System

Virginia-Coalition-for-Racial-Diversity-in-the-Justice-SystemOn February 26, 2016 the HBAVA and the Virginia Coalition for Racial Diversity in the Justice System gave a presentation on the issue of the lack of racial diversity in the Virginia Judiciary and our growing statewide effort to significantly increase the number of racially and ethnically diverse Judges, Prosecutors, and Public Defenders in Virginia's Justice System.The Coalition then met individually with various Senators and Delegates to raise our concerns.

HBA-VA La Familia BBQ 2015


On August 8, 2015, the HBA-VA and HBA-DC hosted a successful La Familia BBQ. Over 50 members and their families attended the gathering and enjoyed good food and a piñata for the children.

Color of Justice 2014


On March 23, 2014, the Fairfax Bar Young Lawyers Section, in conjunction with the Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia, held the annual Color of Justice program. The student program was held at the Fairfax County Court House. Over sixty students, ranging from Middle School to High School seniors participated in the program.

About HBA-VA


Founded in 1995, the Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia is a professional legal organization committed to representing the interests and concerns of attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students in the Latino/Hispanic community.  The HBA-VA seeks to further the social, economic, professional, and educational development of the community through collaboration with other specialty, county, state, and national bar associations.  The HBA-VA is dedicated to the promotion of high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy amongst its members and beyond.  In addition, the HBA-VA works to foster and encourage the involvement of Latino/Hispanic legal professionals throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Welcome to the Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia


Welcome to the Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia. Since its founding, HBA-VA has been dedicated to the professional development of its membership and serving the public interest. As a leading voice in the Virginia legal community, HBA-VA represents and promotes the growing impact of Hispanics in the practice of law and the community at large.