Hartford, CT, April 20, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that Real Estate, Environmental and Land Use counsel Marie C. Bertrand has been selected as Vice-President of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) for the year of 2016 -2017. The CHBA works to enhance the visibility of Hispanic lawyers throughout the state.
Bertrand has been involved with the CHBA, either as a board member or an officer, for over three years serving in various positions, including secretary of the CHBA.
"I'm very excited to be elected as an officer again," said Bertrand. "I am looking forward to another year of promoting diversity in the legal community and helping our members act as mentors to new attorneys and inspire others to give back to the community."
Bertrand's practice involves the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. She also serves in a leadership role with the Day Pitney Attorneys of Color Network.
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