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2015 Law Day Contest Entry Forms

Law Day 2015, May 1, highlights how the Magna Carta embodies the simple but enduring truth: No one, no matter how powerful, is above the law. This year marks the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, an international symbol of the rule of law and inspiration for many basic rights, including due process, habeas corpus, trial by jury, and the right to travel. While the HBA calls its celebration “Law Week,” it encompasses much more. […]

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Serve on an HBA Committee for 2015-2016 Bar Year

Serve on an HBA Committee and enhance your practice and your personal development! To learn more about each committee, click here. Please remember that reappointment to a committee on which you have been serving is not automatic. You must be a current member of the HBA to serve on an HBA committee. To fill out a committee request form, click here. Please return form by Friday, April 3, 2015.

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Deadline Extended for Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards

The deadline has been extended to March 13 for nominations for the Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards. Did your firm or corporate legal department perform exceptional pro bono legal services during 2014? Was someone you know an outstanding pro bono volunteer? The Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono 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 […]

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‘Legal Libations’ at St. Arnold – April 28

Attend Legal Libations at Saint Arnold on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Katrina Grider of Katrina Grider, Attorney at Law, will present “Background Checks & Social Media. ” Earn 1.0 hours MCLE, including .5 hours ethics. RSVP deadline: Monday, April 20 Click here for registration form.

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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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Help Build 18th HBA Habitat House

Help a family attain home ownership through the HBA/HBF annual construction fund drive for Habitat for Humanity. If HBA members contribute $75,000 this year, it will put us over the $1 million mark for Habitat for Humanity contributions. Tax deductible donations can be made at www.houstonhabitat.org. Click the “donate” link at the top of the page and select “Houston Bar Association” as the recipient. To donate by check, make checks payable to the Houston Bar […]

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Unaccompanied Children Seminar Educational Materials

On October 23, Catholic Charities presented a 5-hour training program on unaccompanied minors immigration relief, including asylum, SIJS, U and T visas, family petitions and ethics. CLE credit has been approved for this program. Immigration Relief for Unaccompanied Minors The Rights of Unaccompanied Alien Children and the Duties of Federal, State and Local Governments On July 31st, the HBA joined the Harris County Attorney’s Office, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, and […]

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2014-2015 Fall/Winter HBA/CLE Seminar Schedule Now Available

The 2014 Fall/Winter HBA/CLE Seminar Schedule is available to download as a PDF. The seminars are free for HBA Members and are held on certain Thursday mornings at the Junior League of Houston and certain Friday afternoons at the Harris County Jury Assembly Plaza. Click here to download the schedule.

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Attorney Ready Room to Relocate

The Houston Bar Association’s Attorney Ready Room located on the 8th floor of the Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline has been closed for renovation that will include utilizing that space for a new family law courtroom. The Attorney Ready Room will be relocated on the 17th floor of the Civil Courthouse, but a re-opening date has not been established at this time.

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New HBA Office Location

Please make note of our new office location, located in the Federal Land Bank Building, right next to Heritage Plaza. Our new address is address: 1111 Bagby, FLB 200 Houston, Texas 77002

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