In the news: Jose Lopez
Roxbury resident Jose Lopez has been appointed president of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys. Lopez succeeds Alexander Rodriguez as the group’s president.
Born in the Bronx borough of New York, Lopez came to Boston to attend Boston College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters of Education. After working as a Boston Public Schools teacher, he received his juris doctorate from Suffolk University in 2014.
Lopez serves as a member of the Civil Rights Committee for the Massachusetts Bar Association, deputy president for Region 1 of the Hispanic National Bar Association and chairman of the Education Committee for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Boston Branch. Lopez runs his own legal practice and serves as a legal and compliance consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys promotes service and excellence in the Hispanic legal community and seeks to provide opportunities for professional growth to its members. MAHA strives to enhance the business and professional stature of its members in the legal community at large, increase the participation of Hispanic leaders in the civic arena, and elevate the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.