October 28, 2021

diaz-b-lr.jpgCatholic Law third-year Bev Diaz recently published a blog post for del Cuadro-Zimmerman, PLLC, the law firm she currently works for as a Law Clerk. The Washington, D.C.-based law firm focuses on all aspects of family law, elder law, estate planning, and probate matters. Diaz’s blog post, “The Power of Cafecito,” describes the importance of being a Hispanic Woman in the legal profession and the importance of representation.

del Cuadro-Zimmerman, PLLC - Blog
By: Bev Diaz
Date: October 10, 2021
The Power of Cafecito

As a paralegal and now as a Law Clerk at dCZ, I can invite a Spanish-speaking client to share their story in a language they are more comfortable speaking. Whether I sense it in the moment, or not, this seemingly small and individually impactful act creates an unspoken, deepened connection. Regardless of whether I can directly sympathize with the client’s experience, they know that I have heard them, truly heard them.

To me, that’s the power of Representation.

To read Diaz's full post, click here.