Tickets On Sale Now - 63rd 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. 100% of net proceeds raised for the Harvest Party directly benefit pro bono efforts in our community through 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
Judicial Preference Poll Results
The Houston Bar Association will release the results of its 2012 Judicial Preference Poll on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. The results will be posted on the HBA's website, www.hba.org
. The results of the Judicial Preference Poll are not endorsements of any candidates.
Celebrate National Pro Bono Week with Movie Night!
On Thursday, October 18, Houston Volunteer Lawyers will take you back to the reason you went to law school... to become Atticus Finch. Watch "To Kill a Mockingbird" in a courthouse that looks like Harper Lee drew it herself. There is no charge as a thank you to our volunteers, but seating is limited.
to RSVP today!
Volunteer to Interview a Vet
The HBA is participating with the Texas Court Reporters Association and the State Bar of Texas to report and preserve the oral histories of Texas lawyers and others who have served in the Armed Forces through the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Attorneys are needed to interview veterans during a special event on Saturday, November 10 at Sunbelt Reporting & Litigation Services. If you would like to volunteer, please click here
for information and sign up by October 29, 2012. If you are a veteran and are interested in being interviewed, please contact Carolyn Coronado at email@example.com
Earn 6.0 Hours Ethics Credit in One Day - FREE!
The HBA's All Day Ethics program will be held Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Harris County Jury Assembly Plaza, 1201 Congress. FREE for HBA members; $50 at the door for non-HBA members. The program has been approved for 6.0 hours ethics credit. No RSVP or registration is required. Contact Lucy Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 713-759-1133 if you have any questions. Street parking and open lots will be available. Click here
for the agenda.
It's Not Too Late! Donate Clothing this Week
The HBA Campaign for the Homeless Committee is still accepting gently-used clothing items for its annual Coat and Warm Clothing Drive. If you still have items you would like to bring to the HBA Office October 15-19, contact Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or email@example.com