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Cuban American Bar Association

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA), Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Student Chapter (hereinafter “NOVA CABA”), is to promote membership with the Cuban American Bar Association among current students at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law.

NOVA CABA membership is open to anyone who is interested in legal issues arising in the local community and South Florida, and is determined to give back to the community using their legal skills. Our organization seeks members who share our vision of making a positive difference in the world. NOVA CABA will strive to foster the relationships between student members and the professional members of the Cuban American Bar Association, by hosting and promoting networking events and functions held by main chapter of the Cuban American Bar Association, while encouraging on-campus events with legal professionals.

NOVA CABA’s mission is to promote equality of our members; increase diversity in the judiciary and legal community; serve the public interest by increasing awareness to the study of jurisprudence; foster respect for the law; preserve high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among our peers; provide equal access to and adequate representation of all minorities before the courts; facilitate the administration of justice; build close relationships among our members; and support the indigent community through effective pro bono service projects in the community.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

  1. To network with legal professionals in the local community, as well as members of CABA, through meetings, workshops and events.

  2. To foster relationships with legal professionals in the local community, as well as members of CABA in all practice areas of law.

  3. To ensure that all chapter members and professional members of CABA and NOVA CABA are informed of meetings, workshops and events.

  4. To encourage the active involvement and participation of all chapter members and professional members of CABA and NOVA CABA.

  5. To provide members the opportunity to assume leadership roles on the Executive Board of NOVA CABA.

  6. To promote professional and social interaction among student members and professional members of CABA and NOVA CABA.

2016-2017 Executive Board

Jasmine Jas President
Daniel Martinez President-Elect
Davalyn Suarez Vice President
 Jasmine Jas Treasurer
Brianna Prieto  Secretary

Faculty Advisor

Roma Perez Professor of Law

General Members

  • Lillian Alvarez
  • Carlos Arce
  • Yvette Calle
  • Maylin Castaneda
  • Rion Daley
  • Greta Gonzalez
  • Cristina Hero
  • Shamayim Kaskel
  • Lisandra Ledo
  • Leslie Perez
  • Luis Rubio
  • Olga Torres
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