Judge Debra Mayfield and HBA President Neil Kelly participated in the Breakthrough Houston’s Role Model Day held at St. John’s School. The program prepares students who have high academic potential, but limited educational resources, for competitive high school programs and college admission.
Kevin Fulton of The Fulton Law Office, PLLC, reads “Buddy for President” to the young students at Major Elementary in Spring ISD to commemorate Constitution Day on September 17.
Razwana Fazil of Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C. reads “Buddy for President” to elementary students in commemoration of Constitution Day on September 17. HBA volunteers read to several school in Houston.
The 67th Harvest Celebration is set for 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at River Oaks Country Club. The Harvest Celebration benefits the Houston Bar Foundation, with 100% of net proceeds going to support the crucial pro bono efforts of the Houston Volunteer Lawyers. Click here for more information.
Head to OKRA Charity Saloon in September and vote for Houston Volunteer Lawyers! Every drink you buy gives you a vote to cast for one of four featured charities. The charity with the most votes at the end of September wins the proceeds from the bar in October.
Support legal aid in Houston! Mark your calendars for National Pro Bono Week, October 24-29. Check back for future events.
Donate gently used clothing and coats for all ages and new, unopened packages of diapers in all sizes for the HBA Clothing and Diaper Drive. Drop off donations at the HBA Office from October 10 through October 21. Confirm participation by contacting Bonnie Simmons or Lindsey Ham. For questions, call 713-759-1133. Click here to view flyer.
Justice Brett Busby, co-chair of the HBA Teach Texas Committee, presents at the Teach Texas Orientation for volunteers on Sept. 26. The Teach Texas Program sends judges and attorneys into 7th grade Texas History classrooms throughout Harris County to teach about judicial civics based on the book, “Taming Texas: How Law and Order Came to the Lone Star State,” published by the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society.
Andrews Kurth Associate Finds Pro Bono Opportunities Through New HVL Clinic
Now a litigation associate at Andrews Kurth LLP, Patrick is putting his passion for pro bono work into the new pro se assistance program sponsored by the Houston Bar Association’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers, with facilities provided by the Harris County Attorney’s Office…