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Diana Santos Johnson Recipient of the HNBA 2023 "Top Lawyers Under 40" Award

Updated: Apr 12, 2023

Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC Attorney Diana Santos Johnson was recently named a recipient of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) 2023 "Top Lawyers Under 40" Award.

After a rigorous review process, the Awards Committee selected 33 of the best HNBA members from across the country. The HNBA’s “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award celebrates and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of HNBA members who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession. The Award honors lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession. HNBA Members from all segments of the profession (including private practice, government, public interest, academia, and corporate legal departments) are eligible for the Award.

“The HNBA is pleased to honor 33 of our best young Hispanic lawyers from across the nation, showcasing the exceptional legal talent and leadership that our community has to offer,” said Mariana D. Bravo, HNBA National President. “The award recipients were selected from a number of highly qualified candidates. The overwhelming number of nominees every year illustrates our progress in the areas of law and leadership. Although much work remains to be done, the HNBA will continue to celebrate and highlight our talented lawyers that distinguish themselves.

“On behalf of HNBA/VIA, I want to thank the Awards Committee for their diligent work during this year’s particularly arduous selection process. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the award winners, and hope that as you continue to navigate the trajectory of your career, you will continue to raise your voice and be a driving force for real action and real change. I look forward to celebrating this accomplishment with all of you.”

The awards will be presented during the HNBA/VIA CCC 2023 Top Lawyers Under 40 Reception on Friday, March 10, 2023.

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