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Hugo Chaviano, Illinois Fellow, Appointed Deputy Director of ProBAR

December 14, 2018, Fellows in the news

Hugo Chaviano, Illinois Fellow and former Director of the Illinois Department of Labor, has been appointed Deputy Director of ProBAR.  ProBAR is a project of the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration that provides legal information, pro se assistance and pro bono representation to thousands of immigrants and asylum-seekers detained in remote South Texas each year by the United States government.  

Mr. Chaviano has had a distinguished legal career as a private practitioner and national and international Bar Association leader.  He is a 2016 Recipient of the ABA Spirit of Excellence Award, Past President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and Secretary General of the Inter American Bar Association.  

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