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Professor Luz Herrera Honored among “Women Who Mean Business”

October 10, 2012

Luz Herrera Honored

TJSL Professor Luz Herrera has been named as a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s 19th Women Who Mean Business Awards. 
One-Hundred-Sixty-Nine women were nominated by the newspaper for this year’s awards and all will be honored at a luncheon on November 6.

According to the Business Journal’s announcement, the ceremony “will showcase dynamic female leaders who have contributed to the growth and vitality of San Diego’s business, civic and cultural landscape.”  In addition to the one-hundred-sixty-nine nominees, five women have been selected for special awards.

Professor Luz Herrera founded the Small Business Law Center at TJSL, and is also the co-founder and board president of Community Lawyers, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides low and moderate-income people access to affordable legal services and develops innovative opportunities for attorneys and law students in underserved communities. She is pioneering a model to support public spirited, entrepreneurial lawyers in their efforts to launch successful law practices that assist clients and seek to strengthen communities.

Congratulations to Professor Herrera from everyone in the TJSL Family!