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. One-hundred percent 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 email@example.com
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 22-26, contact Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AIDS Outreach Holiday Gift Drive - Adopt a Family
Each year the HBA AIDS Outreach Committee recruits law firms, legal organizations and individuals to participate in a holiday project with social service agencies that serve families affected by HIV/AIDS. Please consider, or ask your firm to consider, adopting an individual or family and providing a special holiday season for them. The committee would like all volunteers scheduled by the end of October. For more information please call Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or 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.
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
Federal Bar Association' Annual Dinner Honoring Federal Judiciary
The Federal Bar Association's Annual Dinner Honoring the Federal Judiciary will be held on Thursday, November 1 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Houston. Cocktails will be served at 6:00 p.m. with dinner following at 6:45 p.m. For more information and tickets, contact Shawn Raymond at 713-653-7817.
Judge Singleton Honored
On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 3:00 pm, the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas will host a dedication to the Hon. John V. Singleton, retired district judge, in the Ceremonial Courtroom, 515 Rusk, 11th Floor, Houston, Texas. Light refreshments will be served following the dedication. All friends, colleagues and members of the judiciary are invited to attend.
2013 Pictorial Roster Proofing November 5-16
The 2013 HBA Pictorial Roster proof will be in the HBA office November 5 through November 16. Plan to come by the HBA office, First City Tower, 1001 Fannin, Suite 1300, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, to proof your Pictorial Roster information. You will not appear in the Roster if you joined the HBA or renewed your membership after August 31, 2012. Any textual changes made at the proofing session will cost $20.00 per listing. If you have questions, contact the HBA Membership Department at 713-759-1133 or email Ron Riojas (firstname.lastname@example.org
) or Ariana Ochoa (email@example.com
Judicial Preference Poll Results
The Houston Bar Association has released the results of its 2012 Judicial Preference Poll. The results are posted on the HBA's website, www.hba.org
. The results of the Judicial Preference Poll are not endorsements of any candidates.