Join us at the Southeast Reception and meet our SE Lucero Honoree
Join us at the Southeast Reception!
The Southeast Regional Awards Reception will bring together professionals and community supporters of LatinoJustice to celebrate the contributions and achievements of our 2017 honorees. A cocktail reception will be followed by the awards presentation. The Honorees are:
- Lucero Honoree: Maria Dantes Sanchez, Vice President and Regional General Attorney, Liberty Mutual Group.
- Community Champion: The Honorable Carlos J. Martinez, Miami-Dade Public Defender.
- Community Justice: Florida Immigration Coalition
Meet Maria Dantes Sanchez, Lucero Honoree for our Southeast Reception
Maria Dantes Sanchez is the Vice President and Regional General Attorney at Liberty Mutual Group, where she oversees 24 legal offices throughout the Southern-Midwest part of the country. These offices represent the Liberty Mutual Group and its policyholders in commercial and personal markets litigation.
Maria has over 30 years of legal experience in litigation involving the defense of high exposure personal injury cases and other complex litigation. Prior to working for Liberty Mutual, she served as Assistant General Attorney for the Department of Justice’s Immigration and Naturalization Division. She received her law degree from Nova Southeastern University where she graduated magna cum laude and served as Associate Editor of the Law Review.
Remember to also join us at Latina Trailblazers Breakfast
LatinoJustice PRLDEF chooses a cohort of Latina trailblazers whose groundbreaking accomplishments illuminate new paths for Latinas nationwide. The 2017 honorees fully represent the diversity and achievement of the Latina professional experience. This years Latina Trailblazer Honorees Are:
- Maria Fernandez, Head of Ethics and Compliance, North America, Direct Energy
- Janet Murguia, President & CEO, National Council of La Raza
- Maria-Leticia Ossa Daza, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
- Joyce Rivera, Founder & ED,St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction