Welcome to Your New Weekly e-Bulletin
The HBA's e-Bulletin will now be a weekly e-publication to keep members better informed about HBA activities and opportunities. You will receive the new weekly e-Bulletin every Monday afternoon.
Tickets On Sale Now - 64th Harvest Party, November 12
The 2012 Harvest Party has been set for Monday, November 12, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at River Oaks Country Club. The Harvest Party is the main annual fundraising event for the Houston Bar Foundation. This year's underwriting goal is set at $600,000. Click here
for the ticket order form. For information on underwriting the Harvest Party, contact Kay Sim at 713-759-1133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch for HBA Judicial Preference Poll in Mail
The 2012 HBA Judicial Preference Poll mails today to all HBA members. The return deadline is 5:00 p.m. on October 5, 2012. Please exercise your right to indicate the candidates of your choice. The Judicial Preference Poll is not an endorsement of any candidate.
HBA Online Dues Renewal Available
HBA dues statements for 2012-2013 have mailed. You can now conveniently renew your dues and manage your HBA membership account online.
To create your online account, please click here
Currently only Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. If you would like to join or re-join a Section of the HBA, please check the Section(s) on your dues statement and include the Section dues with your HBA dues. For questions, contact the Membership Department at 713-759-1133 or email Ron Riojas at email@example.com
or Ariana Ochoa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Section of the HBA - Get Connected with Your Colleagues!
Stay on the cutting edge of your practice areas by joining one or more of the 27 Sections of the Houston Bar Association. Sections provide CLE programming, networking events and many other opportunities to meet and interact with attorneys in your practice areas. With reasonable annual dues, joining a Section may be one of the best investments you can make in your practice and your career. Click here
to view the calendar for upcoming section meetings. Click here
to join a Section.
Special Olympics Volunteers Needed on September 24
The Special Olympics Greater Houston Golf Tournament will be Monday, September 24, 2012, from 8:00 am to Noon at Cypress Lakes Golf Club, 18700 Cypresswood Drive, Cypress, TX 77429. Volunteer for this and other Special Olympics events through the HBA Special Olympics Committee at the Eventbrite website here
Portrait Unveiling for 190th Court
A portrait of the Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod will be unveiled in a ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on September 25, 2012, recognizing her service on the 190th District Court. The ceremony will be held in the 190th Courtroom of the Civil Courthouse, 201 Caroline, 12th Floor. All attorneys, members of the judiciary and other colleagues are cordially invited to attend.
Campaign for the Homeless Clothing Drive, October 8-12
The HBF/HBA's 2012 Coat and Warm Clothing Drive will collect gently-used coats, sweaters, and other clothing items that will be distributed to Houston's homeless shelters. The HBA is also partnering with Dress for Success Houston to collect interview-appropriate suits and black handbags. Items may be delivered to the HBA office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from October 8-12. For more information, please contact Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or email@example.com