FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2021
The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey congratulates our member and friend, Myrna Pérez, on her confirmation to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ms. Pérez will be the only Latina on the Court and its first Latina since Justice Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court over a decade ago. About Ms. Pérez confirmation, HBA-NJ President, Reynold Lambert, said: “We are very proud of Ms. Perez’s historic confirmation, although we are not surprised. Ms. Pérez is an incredibly talented lawyer, which is why the HBA-NJ endorsed her. I have no doubt that Ms. Pérez will serve with honor and distinction, and make our country and community proud. We congratulate Ms. Pérez and look forward to her continued successes as a Judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.”
About The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.
The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.
Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101