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Roland Garcia Co-Hosts Houston Hispanic Heritage Awards

HOUSTON – Oct. 5, 2021 – Roland Garcia, as co-chair of the Houston Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board (MHAB), will be the co-host for the MHAB’s Houston Hispanic Heritage Virtual Awards Ceremony airing on Oct. 14. Garcia is a shareholder in the Global Litigation Practice at law firm Greenberg Traurig, where he practices from the Houston office.

The annual awards recognize Hispanics who have made exemplary contributions toward improving the quality of life within the City of Houston’s Hispanic community. The on-line awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. CDT. To view the virtual program, click here.

“Being intentional is critical when it comes to your efforts to build diversity, equity, and inclusion, and to recognize those leading the way,” Garcia, said. “Serving on the MHAB is an honor, as is having the opportunity to celebrate the Hispanic leaders in our community during National Hispanic Heritage Month.”

As co-chair of the MHAB, Garcia serves as a liaison between the Hispanic community and the mayor of the city of Houston. His responsibilities include providing viable recommendations on policies that will advance the social, political, and economic issues of all Hispanics and citizens citywide.

Garcia is an experienced litigator who has tried lawsuits in state and federal trial courts and has argued appeals in state and federal appellate courts. He has handled many high-profile cases and has been quoted regarding these cases by The National Law Journal, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Austin-American Statesman, Corpus Christi Caller Times, Texas Lawyer, Law360, and others.

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