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Political Salsa 2018

The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida, Inc. hosted Political Salsa 2018 on Aug. 16 in Orlando. A large turnout from the Puerto Rican community,  political candidates, the news media, community organizations and sponsors made it a night of diverse people and opinions  with the goal of showing unity and educating voters. The non-partisan political mixer…

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The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida has opened a nonprofit legal clinic focused on providing legal services to Puerto Ricans who have settled in Florida after fleeing Hurricane Maria — and the clinic is employing displaced Puerto Rican attorneys. The clinic’s two offices — in Orlando and Miami — opened last month.The Orlando location…

Members of three Lationo organizations gather in Miami.

The Dominican, Puerto Rican and Colombian American Bar associations gathered on Dec. 18 for a joint mixer in Miami Beach.

Five law students stand with the president of the Puerto Rican Bar Association.

A reception to welcome five law students from the University of Puerto Rico who have joined Florida State University’s community for the fall 2017 semester, was held in Tallahassee on Oct. 23. The students began arriving earlier this month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. The outpouring of support from students, faculty members and alumni…

The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida announced it is using its 501(c)(3) scholarship fund to raise money for the incidental costs of the relocation of Puerto Rican law students displaced in their studies after Hurricane Maria to U.S. law schools. Donations to the PRBAF Student Temporary Assistance and Relocation Program (STAR) will be used to fill some of…