Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys Announces 2016 Leadership
BOSTON, Mass. — The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA), the leading Hispanic legal organization in Massachusetts, is proud to announce its 2016 Executive Officers and Board of Directors. MAHA promotes service and excellence in the Hispanic legal community and seeks to provide opportunities for professional growth to its members. MAHA strives to enhance the business and professional stature of its members in the legal community at large, increase the participation of Hispanic leaders in the civic arena, and elevate the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.
Message from our 2016 President:
I am honored and humbled to serve as 2016 President, of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA)- an organization dedicated to advancing, promoting and advocating on behalf of the many talented and dedicated Hispanics in the legal profession while supporting and leading initiatives of access to justice for all.
I welcome every single Latino engaged in the legal sector, to join me and my distinguished Board as we work to promote, advance and prepare the future leaders of the Bar, Bench, and judiciary.
To this end, we look forward to nurturing relationships and collaborating with local and national legal leaders and stakeholders within the business, government, public, private and community sectors.
I feel privileged to work with friends, peers, colleagues and leaders from all sectors as we work towards highlighting and showcasing the value, efforts, success, and public service contributions made by Hispanic members of the bar.
Thank you for entrusting in me, the ability to be part of MAHA’s evolving growth!
Ruth L. Deras, Esq.
2016 President, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA)
2016 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS:
Ruth L. Deras, President
Law Office of Ralph Carabetta
Migdalia I. Nalls, President-Elect
South Coastal Counties Legal Services
Sherley E. Rodriguez, Vice President
Suffolk University School of Law
Alexander Rodriguez, Treasurer
Harvard Business School
Anielka Sanchez Godinez, Co-Clerk
Joyce & Associates, P.C
Juan Garay, Co-Clerk
2L Student Boston University School of Law
2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Immediate Past President
Danilo Avalon, Avalon Law Offices, P.C.
Jessica A. Massey, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Robert Harnais, Mahoney & Harnais
Roland D. Hughes, Esq.
Law Offices of Roland D. Hughes
International legal consultant
Roach, Ioannidis & Megaloudis, LLC
Elke Trilla- Perkuhn
Ennst & Young, LLP
José P. Sierra
Laredo & Smith LLP
Northeast Justice Center
More information about MAHA, the Officers, and Board of Directors can be found at:http://www.mahaweb.org/about-us/maha-leadership/