Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard attorney and shareholder Elia Diaz-Yaeger has been installed as National Secretary of the Hispanic National Bar Association, which represents the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories.
Diaz-Yaeger was sworn in at the HNBA Annual Convention held in Boston in September. She previously served as HNBA Deputy Regional President XII. Diaz-Yaeger has served on the HNBA Board of Governors for the past six years.
Earlier this year, Diaz-Yaeger received the 2015 Human Rights Award from the Louisiana State Bar Association. The honor recognized her significant contributions in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.