2012-2013 Eboard

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 E-Board of the UW Latino/a Law Student Association:

President: Kate Finley

V.P. Academic Affairs: Alexis Blanco

V.P. of Community Affairs: Lia Ocasio

Legal Community Liaison: Karina Kuhrt

Treasurer: Jair Alvarez

Secretary: Luis Valdez

LEO Representative: Molly Bowen

Webmaster (Webjefe): Laura Steigerwald

1L Representatives: Adrian Perez & Lola Bovell


Despite Limits, How Padilla v. Kentucky Will Endure

Immigrant advocates rejoiced last spring when the Supreme Court made clear in Padilla v. Kentucky that criminal defense lawyers must inform noncitizen clients if pleading guilty to a particular crime could result in their deportation. Since then, the Court’s ruling has provided much-needed relief for many immigrants whose lawyers failed to properly advise them. At the same time, however, the immigrants’ rights community is realizing that the decision has its limits and will not help all noncitizens whose lawyers failed to give such advice in the past.

Read more at Immigration Impact

2010-2011 E-Board Election Results

Congratulations to the 2010-2011 E-Board of the UW Latino/a Law Student Association:

President: James Leonard

V.P. Academic Affairs: Tina Balistreri

V.P. of Community Affairs: Joleen Rivera

Legal Community Liaison: Jorge Fragoso

Treasurer: Jami Crespo

Secretary: Pamela Ritger

LEO Representative:
Jason Foster

Webmaster (Webjefe): Eric Hinojosa

Thanks everyone, for making LLSA great this year !!!

It was a pleasure serving you!

Sincerely, your 2009-2010 E-Board!