Monthly Archives: December 2012

December President’s Corner

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from my heart to yours! It has been a difficult year for many families throughout our country. In light of the recent tragedies and natural disasters that have plagued our community, I urge that we remember the

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Haitian Homeowners keep their homes through HLA Legal Services of Greater Miami

By Lisette Labrousse Since October 2009 Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. and Haitian Lawyers Association has collaborated in ensuring that Haitian homeowners in Miami-Dade County have an opportunity to be heard when it comes to defending foreclosure lawsuits. For

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U.S. Department of Justice meets with HLA and Haitian Neighborhood Center

On September 6, 2012, the Haitian Neighborhood Center , affectionately known as “Sant La” and the Haitian Lawyers Association hosted a meeting with Ronald Lee, a Trial Attorney with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration – Related Unfair Employment

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Voters Registration Drive at the Carnival Festival

The Haitian Lawyer Association participated in a Voter Registration Drive on October 7, 2012 at Carnival held at Sun life Stadium. This event was extremely successful in that it registered many new voters and encourage their participation in the November

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HLA Honors Former Chief Judge Joseph P. Farina

In August 2012, former Chief Judge Joseph P. Farina of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court announced his retirement to join mediation and arbitration firm, JAMS. Judge Farina served as a Circuit Court Judge from September 1, 1981 until his retirement in 2012,

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