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2015 Harvest Celebration

The Harvest Celebration benefits 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 child custody, consumer problems, probate, foreclosure, and legal problems for veterans, utilizing […]

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2015 Judicial Evaluation Now Open

The 2015 HBA Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire is now open. All HBA members who have a valid email address on file with the HBA received an email from BallotBoxOnline.com providing access to the Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire. Participation in the questionnaire is online only. You will set up a secure password through your email, which will allow you to respond to the questionnaire. Members who voted in previous online polls may use the password they created. The […]

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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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HBA 2016 Pictorial Roster Photo Session

Do you need a new photo for the 2016 HBA Pictorial Roster? Come by the HBA office to have a photo for the Roster made at no charge on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. No appointment necessary. The HBA office is at 1111 Bagby, FLB 200, Houston, TX 77002. There is no charge for the photo, but if you wish to purchase a digital copy of the photo, cost is $25. For […]

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Houston Attorneys Honored at State Bar Annual Meeting

A number of Houston attorneys earned awards and special recognition at the 2015 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, held June 18-19 in San Antonio. Click here for a complete list of Houston-area awards. In addition, the HBA’s magazine, The Houston Lawyer, was named Best Overall Newsletter in Division V.

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Gibson Takes Office as 2015-2016 HBA President

Laura Gibson of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, LLP took office as the new president of the Houston Bar Association at the association’s Annual Dinner Meeting on May 21 at River Oaks Country Club. She succeeded Carter Crow of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Click here to see the 2015-2016 HBA Board of Directors.

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Hurricane Preparedness Information

With Houston facing hurricane season, the Houston Bar Association has compiled resources and quick links to help attorneys prepare and recover from natural disasters. Click here for links to information and resources.

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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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HBA Office

Houston Bar Association
1111 Bagby, FLB 200, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 759-1133 | Fax: (713) 759-1710
Entrance on the corner of Brazos and Dallas
Across from the Double Tree Hotel

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