Carlos Bollar is officially sworn in as the new president of the National Hispanic Bar Association
Carlos Bollar is now officially the 44th President of the National Association of the Hispanic Bar.
He was sworn in at the HNBA’s Annual Convention Gala Virtual Ceremony in La Sala on Wednesday, September 29, led by the Honorable Lourdes Santiago.
Bollar is a partner at Archer Law, where he represents clients in complex toxic torts, product liability and environmental litigation cases. He is also co-chair of Archer’s Environmental Justice Practice Group.
He has over 20 years of experience at Archer, dealing with environmental litigation in all of the contexts in which they arise, including single plaintiff cases, class actions, mass actions involving hundreds of plaintiffs and the defense of clients against state and federal governments.
Bollar has long been a deeply committed member of the HNBA, holding various positions on the board over the years. Prior to becoming president of the HNBA, he was its chief financial officer. He has also served on the executive committee of HNBA, served as past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey and on the board of directors of the State Bar Association of New Jersey.
In addition to his legal work, Bollar is also a frequent presenter on topics concerning diversity in the legal profession and issues affecting the Hispanic business community.
His work has earned him recognition on numerous occasions. In 2020, AL DIA recognized Bollar as “Champion of Justice in a Mid-Size to Large-Scale Firm” at the annual AL DIA Top Lawyers event. In 2019 he was named to the Nation’s Best Lawyers of Color List and in 2017 he was named Professional Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in Law.
He was also named as one of New Jersey’s 55 Most Influential Latinos by the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey.
Bollar is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he obtained his LLB and JD.
The Hispanic National Bar Association is a national organization representing the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories. The association is committed to advocating for issues of importance to the 59 million people of Hispanic origin currently living in the United States.