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All Day Ethics, Saturday, Nov. 1

Earn 6.5 hours of MCLE ethics credit on Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free for HBA members, $100 for non-members. No pre-registration is required. Click here for the event schedule. For more information, email Ashley Steininger or call 713-759-1133.

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Volunteer Call! Lawyers Against Waste, Nov. 8

The Lawyers Against Waste fall project will take place on November 8 from 9 AM – Noon at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. This is a great family outdoor community service project. Find the event on Facebook here. Click here for the flyer and volunteer form for adults and participants under 18 years old. Email forms to Bonnie Simmons. Please note that the Arboretum requires participants in this project to be at least 14 […]

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65th Annual Harvest Celebration, Nov. 17th

Join your colleagues on November 17 to celebrate the legal profession’s spirit of giving. The celebration is set for 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at River Oaks Country Club. Please consider joining the law firms, corporations, businesses, bar groups and individuals in supporting the Houston Bar Foundation and Houston Volunteer Lawyers. HVL sows seeds of hope by helping the poor and “working poor,” those who have jobs and are raising families, but who cannot afford […]

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HBA 2014 Judicial Preference Poll Results

2014 HBA JUDICIAL PREFERENCE POLL RESULTS The 2014 Judicial Preference Poll Results and press release are posted below. The Preference Poll does not include judicial races in which there is only one candidate. HBA members returned 1,932 ballots ; not every member cast votes in every race. The HBA Judicial Preference Poll results are not an endorsement of any candidate. 2014 Judicial Preference Poll 2014 Judicial Preference Poll Results (Download PDF) 2014 Judicial Preference Poll […]

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2014-2015 Fall/Winter HBA/CLE Seminar Schedule Now Available

The 2014 Fall/Winter HBA/CLE Seminar Schedule is available to download as a PDF. The seminars are free for HBA Members and are held on certain Thursday mornings at the Junior League of Houston and certain Friday afternoons at the Harris County Jury Assembly Plaza. Click here to download the schedule.

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Unaccompanied Children Seminar Educational Materials

On July 31st, the HBA joined the Harris County Attorney’s Office, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, and other agencies and organizations in sponsoring a training on the rights of unaccompanied children crossing the Texas border and the duties of federal, state, and local governments. Pictured below, Benny Agosto gave welcoming remarks before the training began. Agosto is the HBA First Vice President and Hispanic Issues Chair for the State Bar of […]

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Attorney Ready Room to Relocate

The Houston Bar Association’s Attorney Ready Room located on the 8th floor of the Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline has been closed for renovation that will include utilizing that space for a new family law courtroom. The Attorney Ready Room will be relocated on the 17th floor of the Civil Courthouse, but a re-opening date has not been established at this time.

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New HBA Office Location

Please make note of our new office location, located in the Federal Land Bank Building, right next to Heritage Plaza. Our new address is address: 1111 Bagby, FLB 200 Houston, Texas 77002

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Renew HBA Dues for 2014-2015 Bar Year – Online Renewal Available

You can now conveniently renew your dues and manage your HBA membership account online. To use this feature, you can either log in to your account or if you do not have an online account, you can create your online account by using the email address where you receive your HBA email announcements. Once created, you will be able to manage your HBA account at your convenience. (To create your online account, please click here.) […]

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How Can Houston Lawyers Help Those in Need of Legal Services?

There is a critical need for pro bono legal services for the less fortunate in our community. How can lawyers help fill this need? Watch a new video in support of the HBA’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers on YouTube.

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