Latino Law Alumni Association

The mission of the Latino Law Alumni Association (LLAA) is to develop a vibrant network of Latino alumni and students; to support the members’ academic and professional development; and to promote the recruitment and advancement of Latino students, faculty, and staff at the George Washington University Law School.

Meetings

General Membership Meetings
Second Wednesday of each month

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month to plan and implement our programming. We welcome existing and new members to participate. There is no cost to join. 

Meetings Calendar:

  • Wednesday, February 9th, 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 9th, 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 13th, 12:00 p.m.

If you would like to participate in any of these meetings, please email [email protected]

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events

Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 - October 15, 2022

Past Events

A conversation with Governor Pierluisi
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 

The GW LLAA joined GW President Thomas LeBlanc, Ph.D., and GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew, J.D., Ph.D., for a conversation with Puerto Rico’s Governor, Pedro Pierluisi. The Governor opened up about the experiences, challenges, and successes faced throughout his distinguished career. Additionally, he talked about the highlights of his trajectory before, during, and after his time at GW Law. The Governor engaged with GW faculty, alumni, and students. Part of GW Law’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, this was a hybrid event.

Please visit the Image Gallery to see pictures of the event

GW LLAA Career Panel
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 

In this virtual career panel, our panelists, Cristina Antelo, Alejandra Hernandez, Milagros Ortiz, Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo, Marcos Ronquillo, and Alex Haskell, shared the experiences, challenges, and successes they have faced throughout their careers as legal professionals.

GW LLAA Resume Review & Mock Interview
Thursday, October 07th, 2021 

On our mission to promote the recruitment and advancement of Latinos in the field of Legal Services nationwide, the GW Latino Law Alumni Association (LLAA) invited GW Law students and alumni to participate in a Resume Review & Mock Interview virtual session to help students with their resume drafting and interview skills.

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLPThis event was possible thanks to the sponsorships of our friends at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. 

Please visit their website and learn more about MMM, LLP

 

 

 

Reception at the Mexican Embassy
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 

After a month full of inspiring and dynamic events, the GW LLAA closed the 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration with a reception at the Mexican Embassy in Washington D.C. We gathered and listened to the remarks of Deputy Chief of Mission, Ana Luisa Fajer Flores and the GW Law Dean, Dr. Dayna Bowen Matthew. An evening filled with laughs, stories, and joy. The perfect closing to our month-long programming. 

 

Meet the LLAA Executive Board Members

Jacqueline Ledon

President

Jacqueline C. Ledón, JD '05

Adrian Snead

Vice-President

Adrian Snead, JD '11

Matthew Piscitelli

Secretary

Matthew Piscitelli JD '17

 

Paulina Vera

Public Relations Director

Paulina Vera JD'15, ESIA '12

Francisco Maldonado-Andreu

LALSA Liason

Francisco Maldonado-Andreu JD '22 

 

 

LLAA Initiatives

Latino Law Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship 
The Latino Law Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship was established by members of the Latino Law Alumni Association in recognition of their gratitude to the law school. This fund will provide a need-based scholarship for a student at GW Law, and preference will be given to active members of the Latino Law Student Association or students who have a demonstrated interest in Hispanic history and culture.

 If you would like to learn more about LLAA, please email [email protected].