Connecticut Hispanic
Bar Association

Job Opening and Other Opportunities 

Various Positions:  Please click here  to learn about positions across the country.

Connecticut Bar Association, Director of Diversity : The CHBA is seeking a Director of Diversity and Human Resources.  Please click here  to learn more about this position

Join us in congratulating Walter Menjivar for receiving the Graduate of the Last Decade Impact Award.  

Walter is an associate attorney general in the Health and Education Division of the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General. He has served as president of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association and on the House of Delegates for the Connecticut Bar Association. He was recently nominated a James W. Cooper fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.  Graduate of the Last Decade Impact Award on October 16, 2018, at the University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner. 


HNBA Intellectual Property Law Institute Scholarship Opportunity: The HNBA is proud to announce the first IPLI Patent Bar and IPLI Bar Prep Course Scholarships! A total of six (6) scholarships will be awarded: three IPLI scholars will receive financial assistance to complete the Patent Bar preparatory course and related Patent Bar Exam fees, and three scholars will receive assistance to pay for the state Bar preparatory course.  Please click here to view the criteria and here to apply now. The deadline to apply is November 16, 2018.

Upcoming Events

October 22, 2018:  How to become a clerk: Learn more about the process of becoming a law clerk on Monday, October 22nd at 6 pm on the campus of the University of Connecticut School of Law (Second Floor of Starr Hall), the Judicial Diversity Committee of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association will present a panel on "How to be a Law Clerk". All are welcome and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Christie Jean at to confirm your attendance.  CHBA Members can attend at no cost.

October 25, 3018:  LAST CALL FOR TICKETS: The CHBA's 25th Annual Awards Celebration, will be honoring Justice Carmen E. Espinosa as the recipient of our 2018 Achievement Award at the New Haven Lawn Club at 6:00 PM. Please visit our Annual Awards Celebration website to purchase tickets.

November 7, 2018: Karaoke for Charity from 5:30-9:30 PM at Butchers & Bakers in Farmington.  This event is hosted by CAPABA, CBA, YLS, CHBA, GWCBBA, SABAC and UCONN Law's APALSA Chapter/Diversity Week Committee.  Please click here to view the flyer.

November 13, 2018: The CHBA's Monthly Board Meeting will be held at UCONN School of Law in Blumberg Hall (located on the second gloor of Hosmer Hall), at 6:00 PM. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Paty.