Southeast Reception 2017 Lucero Honoree: Maria Dantes Sanchez
The Southeast Regional Awards Reception brings together professionals and community supporters of LatinoJustice to celebrate the contributions and achievements of our 2017 honorees. This year's Lucero Honoree for our 2017 Southeast Reception is Maria Dantes Sanchez. You can join us in honoring Maria by clicking here.
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.
Maria is the current Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Vice President of Regions and Affiliates, and immediate past HNBA Region VIII President. She served as Deputy Regional President for HNBA Region VIII, since 2005. Last year she received the HNBA Regional President of the Year Award.
In pursuing her passion of mentoring students, she founded the HNBA Mentoring Program in 2002 and continues to serve as the program’s director. She is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for her dedication and support of Hispanic Law Students country wide, and her passionate ways of mentoring and inspiring countless students over the years to develop dynamic careers in law.