The University of Illinois College of Law Latino/Latina Law Students Association (LLSA) named Esther Contreras, Principal of Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. “2019 Alumna of the Year.” The LLSA honored Esther at their 19th Annual Alumni Banquet held on April 12, 2019. Esther was a Board Member of the University of Illinois College of Law Alumni Association from 2013-2014.
The Latino/Latina Law Students Association’s main objective is to help incoming students make a smooth transition into the University of Illinois College of Law by providing a tutor/mentor program. The group invites to campus outstanding Latino/Latina lawyers to speak with students. It assists the College of Law in recruiting students, sponsors social events, volunteers in the community, and co-sponsors the Minority Pre-Law Conference.