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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 Judicial Preference Poll Open for Online Voting

The 2014 HBA Judicial Preference Poll is open for online voting until 4:30 p.m. on September 30, 2014. All HBA members in good standing who have a valid email address on file with the HBA have received an email giving them access to the poll through BallotBox Online. If you have questions about voting in the Preference Poll, email Tara Shockley or Ron Riojoas or call 713-759-1133. Click here for an FAQ list on HBA […]

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First HBA Gender Fairness Networking Luncheon, Sept. 30

Attend the first Networking Luncheon of the bar year on Tuesday, September 30, from 11:30 a.m – 1 p.m. in The Plaza Room of Heritage Plaza, 1111 Bagby Street, First Floor. The topic is “Surviving the ‘Sandwich’ Years: Legal, Financial and Caregiving Advice.” Pre-registration is required by emailing Tara Shockley by September 19. There is no charge for HBA members to attend. Lunch will be provided by sponsoring law firms.

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Donate to Annual Fall Book Drive, Sept. 8-15.

Participate in the annual Fall Book Drive, which benefits local homeless shelters and literacy projects. The drive collects books for readers of all ages, with an emphasis on books for young readers. Drop off your new or gently-used books to the HBA office from Sept. 8-15, 2014, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drop off location: Houston Bar Association 1111 Bagby Street, FLB Suite 200, Houston, 77002 Email Bonnie Simmons or call […]

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Clothing & Diaper Drive, Oct. 6-17.

The annual Fall Coat and Warm Clothing Drive and the annual Spring Children’s Clothing and Diaper Drive will be combined this year into one drive, October 6-17. The drive will collect gently-used coats, sweaters and other clothing items for all ages, as well as unopened packages of disposable diapers. Cash donations are also welcome to purchase disposable diapers and to support Houston Dress for Success. Make checks payable to the Houston Bar Foundation and send […]

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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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