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
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
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!