Caribbean Bar Association announces Scholarship winners
The Caribbean Bar Association (CBA) has announced this year’s winner of their annual Scholarship Program, celebrating promising legal students of Caribbean descent in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
The 2016 CBA Scholarship Program recipients are Herboo Marceau of St. Thomas University School of Law and Chanelle Artiles of Florida International University College of Law. Both will receive a paid judicial or public interest legal summer internship, as well as a $3000 – supplied by donations and fundraising efforts by CBA members and supporters. Both will complete their internships at Legal Services of Greater Miami Inc., the largest provider of broad-based civil legal services for the poor in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, and is recognized in the state and in the nation as a model legal services program.
Fluent in English, French and Creole, Marceau received his Bachelor’s Degree in Private Law from University of Limoges in Limoges, France, as well as earning a Master’s in business law, in addition to international and European criminal law. Marceau is expected to graduate in Spring 2017. Fluent in English and Spanish, Artiles earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from Florida International University’s College of Business. She was also appointed to the executive board of the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA) for the 2015-2016 term, where she served as Career Specialist.
Founded in 1994 and based in Miami, Florida, the Caribbean Bar Association’s mission seeks to inform, educate and empower all members of the Caribbean-American community in South and Central Florida.