The EBLRLA board has established several committees to engage our membership and further our work. Committee membership is open to all EBLRLA members. Current standing committees include:

  • Communications Committee: Develops, updates, and monitors the communications policies, social networking accounts, newsletters, and electronic discussion groups.
    • Chair María D. Domínguez
  • Gala Committee: Plans the Judicial Excellence & Scholarship Gala which honors Latinx judges and awards scholarships to law students.
    • Chair Alexander Hernandez
  • Judicial Endorsements Committee: Responds to judicial applicants/candidates endorsement requests, conducts interviews, and presents recommendations to the Board of Directors.
    • Chair Amelia Sandoval-Smith
  • Membership Committee: Collects membership dues fees, recruits new members, maintains the membership directory, and responds to membership-related inquiries.
    • Chairs María D. Domínguez and Andrew Silva
  • Mentorship Committee: Coordinates mentorship activities and events for law students, recent graduates, and lawyers.
    • Chairs Farouq “Vince” Ghazzawi and Francisco Vera
  • Mujeres Committee: Organizes activities, events, and resources for Latinas to support and empower one another, including the Bay Area Latina Law Leadership Academy.
    • Chair Wendy Hernandez
  • Social Committee: Arranges most social activities, including mixers, event outings, and any other events whose primary function is not to raise funds.
    • Chair Alexander Hernandez

To join a committee or learn more, please fill out our Committees Interest Form or email us to the attention of the committee chair(s) listed above.