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‘Legal Libations’ at St. Arnold – April 28

Attend Legal Libations at Saint Arnold on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Program) 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Networking) Katrina Grider of Katrina Grider, Attorney at Law, will present “Background Checks & Social Media. ” Earn 1.0 hours MCLE, including .5 hours ethics. RSVP deadline: Monday, April 20 HBA Members: $40; Non-HBA Members: $70 Click here for registration form. Questions? Contact Ashley Steininger or call 713-759-1133

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Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, April 30

Join the HBA and the Harris County Judges in honoring outstanding pro bono work in Houston at the 2015 Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on April 30, beginning at noon, in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the Civil Courthouse, 201 Caroline, 17th Floor. Lunch will follow the ceremony in the conference suite. There is no charge for HBA members to attend, but RSVP is required by emailing Tara Shockley.

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Civil/Appellate Bench Bar Conference Sold Out

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Harris County 1910 Courthouse In Conjunction with the Houston Trial Lawyers Association & American Board of Trial Advocates The 2015 Bench Bar Conference is currently sold out. If you would like to be placed on a wait list, email Ashley Steininger. The Bench Bar Conference brings together Civil District, County Civil, Probate and Appellate Court judges and attorneys in an informal atmosphere where we can identify and solve challenges faced […]

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HBA Annual Dinner set for May 21

Join the HBA and the HBA Auxiliary in celebrating the beginning of the new bar year at the 2015 Annual Dinner Meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at River Oaks Country Club. Laura Gibson of Odgen, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, LLP will become the new president of the Houston Bar Association, succeeding Carter Crow of Norton Rose Fulbright. Crow will present the President’s Awards to outstanding committee and program chairs, and the HBA will […]

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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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Serve on an HBA Committee for 2015-2016 Bar Year

Serve on an HBA Committee and enhance your practice and your personal development! To learn more about each committee, click here. Please remember that reappointment to a committee on which you have been serving is not automatic. You must be a current member of the HBA to serve on an HBA committee. To fill out a committee request form, click here. The deadline to return committee request forms has been extended to April 13, 2015.

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HBA Fun Run Race Results & Pictures

Thank you to all who supported The Center by participating in the HBA John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run on March 21. The age group and team results have now been posted. Team Results: http://www.eztoregister.com/assets/LWTeams15.HTM Age group: http://www.eztoregister.com/assets/LWAgeGroup15.HTM Click here for race photos

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Help Build 18th HBA Habitat House

Thanks to our generous supporters, we can now build a home for a deserving Houston family. Click here to sign up for a build date. For questions, email Bonnie Simmons or call 713-759-1133.

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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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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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