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March Legal Hour and Luncheon

  • 21 Mar 2019
  • 10:15 AM
  • Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave., Fort Worth
  • 114


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March Legal Hour and Luncheon

Sponsored by:

Legal Hour

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Speaker: Francisco Hernandez
Immigrant Labor:  The Ultimate Human Resource

This more-controversial-than-ever political issue is also an economic and Human Resources issue. Amidst the highly-debated Trump administration’s proposed wall, the recent government shutdown, heightened law enforcement and long-simmering unrest surrounding immigration issues, supply and demand ultimately dictates whether human beings will risk their lives to find work. Not only does this create staffing challenges in today’s low unemployment environment, it also creates legal challenges that HR professionals must be aware of and deal with on a daily basis. Join Fort Worth immigration attorney Francisco Hernandez as he addresses these topics, and the fact that no one is more against illegal immigration than undocumented immigrants.

Speaker Bio: 

Francisco Hernandez is a Criminal Law Specialist Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Francisco is a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico. He is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. In addition to running his law firm since 1994, Francisco has served as Chairman of DFW International Airport, the Texas Ethics Commission, as a Municipal Judge and prior to establishing his own firm, he served in the Texas State Capitol as special legislative counsel for two State Senators. He was an in-house legislative attorney for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as well as a Staff attorney for a large metropolitan law firm. Early in his career, Francisco worked in the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice, and for Skadden Arps, a multi-national law firm in Washington, D.C.He is admitted to practice in Texas, the United States Supreme Court and the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Francisco received his Juris Doctorate from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. and his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

Francisco has authored several legal articles and presented seminars in the U.S. and Mexico and is a regular political commentator for FOX News. A few of the honors he’s received include being named “Man of the Year” by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Outstanding Young Leader” by the Jr. Chamber of Commerce, one of “40 Under 40″ by the Fort Worth Business Press, and “Power Attorney of the Year” by the Fort Worth Business Press. 

Francisco’s mission statement:  The Passionate Representation of the Immigrant Population.


11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Details to be shared soon.

Entree:  Ridglea Chicken Salad Croissant served with Seasonal Fruit Salad and Club-made Chips
Banana and salted caramel custard cake 
Also provided:  Rolls, butter, ice tea, coffee

Dietary Restrictions: Vegan meals will be provided for vegetarian, gluten-free and food allergy requests.

Meeting Location:

Ridglea Country Club
3700 Bernie Anderson Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76116


Reservations / Cancellations

All registrations must be received before close of business on the Monday prior to the event.  Thereafter, a limited number of registrations will be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Please understand that you cannot be guarantee seat at the meeting if you do not register by the Monday preceding the event. If you can't make the event, please let us know 72 hours beforehand by sending an email to info@fwhr.org, so that we can cancel your registration. Otherwise, we will bill you for the reservation (we pay the venue based on the number of attendees reserved - including no-shows).

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