HLAI Mission Statement
To promote high standards of competence, professionalism and integrity with and among Hispanic attorneys
and the Hispanic communities within the State of Illinois. Promote legal education and civil rights
among Hispanic attorneys and the community. Foster a fraternal and collegial network of Hispanic
attorneys and provide them a forum for exchanges with local, national and international legal
organizations and the judiciary. Provide a forum through which Hispanic attorneys and their
achievements, goals and aspirations may be promoted within the legal profession. Promote the common
business interest, professional development and general welfare of Hispanic attorneys. Address social,
economic and other issues which may affect the Hispanic community. Provide a forum for the dissemination
of information vital to the interests of Hispanic attorneys or their community. Promote empowerment of
the Hispanic community through the support of its community organizations. Promote cultural identity and
encourage and foster communication and networking among association members, their community and
attorneys throughout the world.
HLAI serves all of Illinois, including Chicago and all surrounding suburbs, including Aurora, Elgin, Naperville, Elmhurst, Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Evanston, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Chicago Heights, and more.