Mr. Ricardo Santiago is a third-year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Media, and Theater from Northeastern Illinois University. Mr. Santiago intends to use his law degree to continue to represent the Hispanic community and support the advancement of Hispanics in the legal profession. He seeks to develop his practice in employment law. He plans to use the HLSF scholarship to help him prepare for the bar exam and pursue his career goals.
“The legal system can force open doors and sometimes even knock down walls. But it cannot build bridges. That job belongs to you and me.” Thurgood Marshall – Acceptance Speech of the Liberty Medal at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA.