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Judicial Candidate Qualification Questionnaire Closes Feb. 10

The 2016 Judicial Candidate Qualification Questionnaire will close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10. All HBA members who have a valid email address on file with the HBA received emails from BallotBoxOnline.com, providing access to the Judicial Candidate Qualification Questionnaire. Participation in the questionnaire is online only. Click here for more information.

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Bench Bar Pro Bono Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards. The nomination deadline is March 11. The awards recognize outstanding contributions to pro bono services in Harris County by law firms, corporate legal departments and individuals. A committee of judges and attorneys selects the award recipients, based on pro bono work performed during 2015. Recipients will receive custom-designed awards and will be recognized at a special luncheon at the Harris County […]

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31st HBA John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run

Support the work of The Center by underwriting the 31st HBA John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run, set for March 12, 2016. The Center is a non-profit agency that provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. Underwriting commitments must be made by January 11, 2016 to be included on the race cards and t-shirts. Make checks payable to the Houston Bar Foundation and send to HBA, 1111 Bagby, FLB […]

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Houston Bar Foundation Annual Luncheon Set for Feb. 10

The Houston Bar Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on February 10, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar St. Denise Scofield of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP will become the new chair of the Foundation, and the Foundation will present its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the HBA’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers, outstanding contributions to the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, and outstanding writing in The Houston Lawyer magazine. The […]

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2015 Harvest Celebration

Thanks to all who supported the 66th Harvest Celebration! The event raised $732,470 in underwriting for the Houston Bar Foundation, supporting the crucial pro bono efforts of the 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 help for legal problems that could arise in anyone’s life, at any time. HVL handles civil, non-fee generating cases including […]

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The Spirit of Professionalism

The State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee would like to share the attached article on how to reflect the spirit of professionalism and collegiality through mentoring, the Texas Lawyer’s Creed, and other resources available from the State Bar’s Professionalism Committee. Click here to read the article. For more information on the State Bar’s Professionalism Committee, please email professionalism@texasbar.com or visit the committee’s Web page texasbar.com/professionalism. Also watch for announcements about new and renovated programs that […]

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Guardian Ad Litem Certification Video

A video of the 2015 Guardian Ad Litem Institute in Probate Court is now available for viewing in the HBA office. The video meets the new requirements for guardian ad litem certification in the probate courts. It has been approved for 4.25 hours of MCLE credit, including .75 hours of ethics credit. The cost is $70 for HBA members and $140 for non-members. To schedule a viewing of the video, contact Ashley Steininger at 713-759-1133.

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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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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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