The Hispanic National Bar Association will host its sixth annual Corporate Counsel Conference and 20th annual Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition on March 18-21 at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter.

The program is designed to provide attorneys, judges, and law students networking opportunities, workshops, and information on continuing legal education topics led by national experts.

State Bar of Texas President-elect Allan K. DuBois of San Antonio and Bree Buchanan, director of the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program of the State Bar of Texas, will speak at a March 20 plenary session on achieving success without compromising your health in a demanding legal environment. The discussion will focus on the importance of life-balance issues and how personal neglect, mental health, and substance abuse affect the legal community.


Other conference speakers include Angelica M. Hernandez, a partner in Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP in Houston, and Betty Balli Torres, executive director of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, who will participate in a March 19 workshop on the pros and cons of executive action in immigration law. The panel will discuss enforcement issues, litigation, implications, and congressional action. Benny Agosto Jr., a partner in Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto and Friend in Houston, will moderate.

The last call for registration is March 16. For more information on the conference and moot court competition, visit the HNBA Web page