Board of Directors

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With years of legal experience, our board members provide the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis with unparalleled expertise and industry insight. Our Board typifies the varied Hispanic backgrounds of our community, and come from large and small firms from all over St. Louis. The Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 year are:




President: Francisco (Frank) J. Carretero

Frank J. Carretero, LLC




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Alexandra Johnson

AJ Legal Services, LLC














Immediate Past-President: Peter A. Corsale

Shareholder, Polsinelli





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Vice-President: Nancy S. Martin

Principal, Jenkins & Kling, P.C.




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Secretary: Meredith Lopez

Associate, Ogletree Deakins










Patricia Llanos

Treasurer: Patricia Llanos

Associate, Brown & Crouppen








Members-at-Large (term expires 2020):



 Nick Garzia








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TSE HDT Ochoa Tino Tino Ochoa


Members-at-Large (term expires 2021):

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CervantesPhil Cervantes












Mendez1Jessica Mendez


Standing Committee Chairs

27682439 m1Communications Committee Chair: None.







27682439 m1Membership and Social Committee Chair: None.







27682439 m1Public Policy Committee Chair: None.







27682439 m1Community Service Committee Chair: None.


















hba 0016 Layer-8Our Mission

The mission of the HBAstl is to promote Hispanic involvement and participation in the legal profession, both in private and public service; to bring attention to issues facing Hispanics in our community and in the legal profession; and to advance equal protection for the Hispanic Community before the law.