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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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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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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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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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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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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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