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October 6, 2022
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JON 5.257
Event type:
Panel Discussion / Speaker Series
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Join us to hear Chief Justice Rebeca Martinez, Chief Justice of the Fourth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas, and Dolores Atencio, former co-chair of the HNBA Latina Commission and creator of the Luminarias de la Ley Project, speak about their career journeys as Latinas in the legal profession.

During this conversation, they will explore their career journeys and discuss their experiences as Latinas in the legal profession, including the challenges of being “the first” or “the only.” Ms. Atencio will discuss her extensive research on Latina lawyers. Chief Justice Martinez will offer her perspectives as one among 3 of the highest-ranking Latina judges in Texas. The two will discuss their thoughts on diversifying the legal profession and how current lawyers can help future generations of attorneys.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • Center for Women in Law

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.