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The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Congratulates Past Presidents Judge Esther Salas, Camelia Valdes, Anna Maria Tejada, and Melinda Colón Cox on Being Named to the 2021 ROI-NJ Influencers: Women in Business List

12 Apr 2021 3:16 PM | Reynold Lambert


The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ) proudly congratulates past HBA-NJ Presidents Judge Esther Salas, Camelia Valdes, Anna Maria Tejada, and Melinda Colón Cox for their selection to the ROI-NJ’s prestigious 2021 Women in Business List.  The ROI-NJ is a well-respected business media company known for providing news impacting New Jersey’s business community and for its annual top influencers in New Jersey lists.  The ROI-NJ recently published the “ROI Influencers: Women in Business List,” comprised of the “Top 50 Women Influencers” list, and eight separate sector lists, including a “Women in Professional Services” category.  Not surprisingly, the ROI recognized four past HBA-NJ presidents this year, naming the Honorable Esther Salas, a District Court Judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Camelia Valdes, Passaic County Prosecutor, and Anna Maria Tejada, a Partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, to its “Top 50 Women Influencers” list, and Melinda Colón Cox, a Partner at Parker Ibrahim & Berg Partner, to its “Top Women in Professional Services” list.

HBA-NJ President, Reynold Lambert, stated:  “The HBA-NJ celebrates the ROI-NJ’s recognition of influential women leaders in New Jersey, and is honored to see several of its past Latina presidents listed on the 2021 ROI Influencers: Women in Business List. They are all rock stars paving the way for future Latina leaders, and we could not be more proud of them.  We will continue to promote the advancement of our women leaders and look forward to seeing more of our leadership on ROI-NJ’s influencer lists in years to come.”


About The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey 

Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community. 

The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers. 

Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101







Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

P.O Box 25562

Newark, NJ  07101


HBANJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization

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