THE HISPANIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY CONGRATULATES ANDRÉS ACEBO ON HIS GROUNDBREAKING APPOINTMENT AS INTERIM PRESIDENT OF NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY (NJCU)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2023
Andrés is the second Hispanic to hold this esteemed position and is the youngest known president to lead a public university in the State of New Jersey. Born and raised in Hudson County, Andrés has dedicated both his professional and personal life to service. Currently, he is a member of the HBA-NJ; the Deputy Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA); has served on the judicial vetting team for the HNBA and Alliance for Latinx Leadership and Policy (ALLP); and is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Cuban American Alliance for Leadership and Education (CAALE).
As a recognized leader in the educational, legal and Hispanic communities, Andrés has received numerous awards including being recognized as a “40 under 40 Latinos in the NYC Region”, New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star, A Top Latino Lawyer in the U.S. as well as receiving a Good Scout award. Andrés is actively involved in civic engagements and non-profit activities to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity. Prior to this appointment at NJCU, Andrés represented government entities, institutions of higher learning and public school districts. He received his law degree from Rutgers Law School and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University. After graduating law school, Andrés clerked at the Appellate Division for the Honorable Jonathan N. Harris, J.A.D.
When reached for comment, President Webb stated, “We are so proud of Andrés and his accomplishments. We are happy for all of his success and will continue to watch his growth, personally and professionally. His commitment to our Hispanic community is a testament to his belief in diversity and inclusion.”
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.
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