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New Member Benefit: Online CLE Videos

NEW MEMBER BENEFIT – FREE ONLINE CLE! The HBA presents its first free CLE programming for members only. Upon clicking on the video links below, you will be prompted to login using your HBA account information. You can also create an account on that same page. Watch for more free, members-only CLE videos throughout the year. New Licensee Series on Starting a Solo Practice Earn 3.5 hours of CLE, including 1 hour of ethics credit […]

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Raise Money for Souper Bowl of Caring and Win a Football Autographed by Texan DeAndre Hopkins!

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The HBA will award an autographed football signed by Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the person who raises or contributes the most money to the HBA’s drive for the Souper Bowl of Caring by Feb. 1, 2015. You can win the football, provided by the Souper Bowl of Caring, whether you are an individual who contributes the most on your own or whether you are the person in charge of raising funds on behalf […]

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Help Build 18th HBA Habitat House

Help a family attain home ownership through the HBA/HBF annual construction fund drive for Habitat for Humanity. If HBA members contribute $75,000 this year, it will put us over the $1 million mark for Habitat for Humanity contributions. Tax deductible donations can be made at www.houstonhabitat.org. Click the “donate” link at the top of the page and select “Houston Bar Association” as the recipient. To donate by check, make checks payable to the Houston Bar […]

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Unaccompanied Children Seminar Educational Materials

On October 23, Catholic Charities presented a 5-hour training program on unaccompanied minors immigration relief, including asylum, SIJS, U and T visas, family petitions and ethics. CLE credit has been approved for this program. Immigration Relief for Unaccompanied Minors The Rights of Unaccompanied Alien Children and the Duties of Federal, State and Local Governments On July 31st, the HBA joined the Harris County Attorney’s Office, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, and […]

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Tom DeLay to be Keynote Speaker at Jan. 31 Law and the Media Seminar

The 2015 Law and the Media Seminar will examine the grand jury system from the perspective of the legal community and the news profession. The program is set for Saturday, January 31, 2015 at South Texas College of Law, 1303 San Jacinto, Emilie Slohm Conference Center. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m., with the program running from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Tom DeLay, former GOP House Majority […]

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Joe Jamail to Speak at Foundation Luncheon, February 26

The Houston Bar Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on February 26, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1300 Lamar Street, from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. William R. Buck of Exxon Mobil Corporation will become the 2015 chair of the Foundation, succeeding John Eddie Willilams, Jr. of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas LLP. Keynote speaker for the event will be Joe Jamail. Admitted to the bar in 1952, Jamail evolved to become one of […]

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Nominate your firm for 2014 Bench Bar Pro Bono Award

Did your firm or corporate legal department perform exceptional pro bono legal services during 2014? Was someone you know an outstanding pro bono volunteer? The Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards recognize outstanding contributions to pro bono services in Harris County by law firms, corporate legal departments and individuals. A committee of judges and attorneys selects award recipients in several categories. Awards are presented by the judiciary at a special luncheon in May in […]

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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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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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