Jose Calves Co-Chairs Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey 42nd Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards Dinner

On April 1, 2023, the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey hosted its 42nd Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards Dinner.  Due to its generous sponsors, (including Brown & Connery), the HBA-NJ raised over $103,000, with $50,000 going directly to fund 18 scholarships for local law students and an additional $53,000 donated to the HBA-NJ’s scholarship endowment fund. One of these scholarships was awarded to Nayomi Torres-Velez, who will be joining Brown & Connery this Summer as a Law Clerk.  Speakers and honorees included: (1) Senator Robert Menendez, (2) Carlos Bollar, Esq. of Archer Law, (3) Anna Maria Tejada, Esq. of Saul Ewing, (4) Scarini Hollenbeck LLP, and (5) Bederson LLP.  Jacqueline Pena, Cristal Lambert, and Jose Calves Co-Chaired the event along with the help of many, many other members of the fundraising and scholarship committees.

Jose Calves (pictured far left) along with other attendees to the HBA-NJ Scholarship Gala & Awards Dinner
Nayomi Torres-Velez,, Law Clerk at Brown & Connery, receives her scholarship award.