ABA President Will Speak to Chicago Latino Network Gathering

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 21 2010 — _ President Stephen N. Zack will give the keynote address to members of the Chicago Latino Network Friday at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.

A Cuban-American who immigrated to the United States when he was 14,  Zack will speak about the ABA’s newly created Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities; the increasing diversification of America; and the responsibility of Latinos from all segments of society to vote, mentor and actively participate and invest in their communities across the country.

Zack is the first Hispanic to achieve the office of ABA president in the association’s more than 130-year history.

WHO: ABA President Stephen N. Zack
WHAT: Chicago Latino Network Awards Gala
WHEN: Sept. 24, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Drake Hotel (140 East Walton Street, Chicago)

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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