NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Pre-Law Conference will take place from Friday, November 11, 2016 to Saturday, November 12, 2016 at New York University School of Law in New York, New York. This diversity outreach and empowerment event is geared to Latinos interested in becoming lawyers in order to provide them with game-changing "insider" information, resources, and connections to increase their chances of success in the challenging journey ahead to lawyerhood.
This year's schedule is jam-packed with everything any aspiring lawyer would need to know before deciding to pursue this tough and highly competitive path. During the panel discussions and workshop sessions, key information will be shared about being competitive in the law school admissions process, financing a legal education, preparing for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), writing a compelling personal statement and diversity statement, making the most of the law school experience, navigating difficult diversity and inclusion issues, considering the different career options available to lawyers, and understanding what it really takes to be successful and advance in the legal profession. During the motivational keynote sessions, several dynamic, well-respected attorneys will serve as featured keynote speakers and share powerful words of wisdom, encouragement and stories of their own personal paths to success. This year's extraordinary lineup includes Juan Cartagena, Esq., President and General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Pedro J. Torres-Diaz, Esq., President, Hispanic National Bar Association, Rosevelie Marquez Morales, Esq., East Coast Diversity Director, Sidley Austin LLP, The Honorable Javier E. Vargas, Judge, Family Court of the State of New York, NYS Unified Court System, and Benjamin Sanchez, Esq., President, Sanchez Legal Group. Numerous special guest speakers, who are all influential and visionary leaders, will also participate. In addition, there will be many other knowledgeable and highly accomplished panelists and presenters from all over the nation who will also selflessly take part to provide insight, perspective and guidance to attendees.