Dallas Hispanic Bar Association presents Noche de Luz
The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association will hold its annual fundraising event, Noche de Luz, a fun-filled evening dedicated to honoring and celebrating diversity in the legal profession. Noche de Luz brings attorneys, judges, and students together for a celebration that highlights the organization’s collective efforts to support educational and diversity initiatives within the legal community.
In addition to raising funds to promote its mission and diversity pipeline initiatives, each year the DHBA presents various prestigious awards to individuals that have contributed to the Hispanic legal community. Marcos G. Ronquillo, Partner at Fishman Jackson Ronquillo, PLLC will be honored with the DHBA’s highest honor, the La Luz Award. Mr. Ronquillo is being recognized for his trailblazing contributions in the legal community, including his enduring support of the DHBA. Mr. Ronquillo demonstrates inspirational leadership, courage, integrity, and a commitment to lending a helping hand to others in the legal community.
The DHBA will also honor Cynthia Sutherland, Legal Director of Business + Information Solutions at PepsiCo, with the DHBA’s Corporate Counsel Award. Ms. Sutherland will be recognized for her substantial commitment to fostering greater diversity in the legal community and her promotion of progressive initiatives, including the first Latina Leadership Program.