Bollar sworn in as new president of Hispanic National Bar Association

Carlos Bollar, a partner at Archer, was sworn in as the 44th president of the Hispanic National Bar Association this week during the HNBA Annual Convention, Gala en la Sala.

The Hispanic National Bar Association is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, national membership organization that represents the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the U.S. and its territories. The association is committed to advocacy on issues of importance to the 58 million people of Hispanic heritage living in the U.S.

Bollar has been a deeply committed member of the HNBA, serving in various board positions over the years. He previously served as the HNBA’s national finance director. Prior to that, he served as the regional president for Region III.

In 2018, the HNBA honored Bollar with the Latino Lawyer of the Year Award.

In addition to his position on the HNBA’s Executive Committee, Bollar is also the past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey. He serves on the board of trustees for the New Jersey State Bar Association.

In his practice, Bollar represents clients in complex toxic tort, product liability and environmental litigation matters. He has over 20 years of experience handling environmental litigation cases in all of the contexts in which they arise, including single plaintiff cases, mass actions involving hundreds of plaintiffs, class actions and defending clients against state and federal government. Bollar also serves as the co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Justice Group.

Bollar is a frequent presenter on topics regarding diversity in the legal profession and issues affecting the Hispanic business community.