We invite you to submit nominations for the annual awards that will be presented at the annual

Noche de Luz Gala on October 22, 2022, at the Dallas Museum of Art from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Self-nominations will also be accepted. 


Estrella Award: This award is presented to an up and coming attorney in the DHBA membership who has distinguished himself/herself within DHBA and in giving back to the Hispanic and legal communities.

Corporate Counsel Diversity Award: This award is given to recognize outstanding achievement by a corporate counsel in demonstrating a sustained and meaningful commitment to increasing and retaining diversity in the legal profession and in creating programs or initiatives that increase the awareness of and commitment to corporate legal diversity.

La Luz Award: This award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the Dallas legal community by serving as a trailblazer in helping light the way for success of the Hispanic community through his or her legal-related contributions.

Law Firm Excellence Award (NEW): This award is presented to a law firm that has led the Dallas legal community by taking substantive positions on issues of importance to the Hispanic community, advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and identifying, sponsoring, and promoting Hispanic attorneys so that they may become part of the next generation of leaders in Dallas.

Volunteer of the Year (NEW): This award recognizes an active DHBA member who has provided continuous exceptional service on DHBA committees or projects, or made other significant contributions to the advancement and growth of the DHBA as an organization.

Please submit your nomination by 5:00 p.m. on September 21, 2022.

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