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LegalLine May 2 – May 6

Attorneys from the Houston Bar Association will answer questions and provide legal advice over the phone for those in the Houston area affected by the recent floods and severe weather. From May 2-May 6, the public can call 713-759-1133 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to speak to an attorney knowledgeable in insurance matters, property, landlord/tenant law, contracts, disaster assistance and other consumer issues. On Wednesday, May 4, LegalLine will be extended from 8:00 a.m. […]

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Buy Your Tickets Now for Opera Supporting Pro Bono – Earn Ethics Credit!

On May 3 and 4, the Houston Grand Opera will premiere a specially-commissioned opera to tell the story of Houston’s first known pro bono case: the representation in 1847 by Baker Botts’ founder, Peter Gray, of Emeline, a woman of color born to a freed slave but then enslaved herself. Gray argued that because Emeline was born to a free woman, she and her sons could not be held as slaves, and a Houston jury […]

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Join HBA for Reenactment of ‘Miranda v. Arizona’

In celebration of Law Day, the Houston Bar Association will present a reenactment of the Supreme Court Arguments in Miranda v. Arizona on April 29, 2016 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Harris County 1910 Courthouse, 301 Fannin Street. The cast will include Alex Bunin, John Raley, Daniella Landers, Hon. Joe Villarreal, Prof. Geoffrey Corn and JoAnne Musick. The program is approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit. Admission is free; seating is on a […]

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HELP FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY FLOODING

If you or someone you know needs help because of flooding, the HBA’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers has resources and legal clinics that can assist you. Click here for resources. Legal questions related to the flooding can also be directed to HBA’s Extended LegalLine Program on Wednesday, May 4, from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m., May 2-3 & May 5-6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 713-759-1133. The State Bar of Texas offers a […]

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HBA Golf Tournament Rescheduled for May 26 Due to Flooding

Please note that the 2016 HBA Golf Tournament scheduled for April 21 at Memorial Park Golf Course has been rescheduled because of the recent heavy rain and flooding. The tournament will take place on Thursday, May 26, 2016. All current registrations and sponsorships will remain in place. Click here for registration form. Click here to register online. Click here for golf sponsorship form.

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MOILP Summer Luncheon, June 7

The Houston Bar Association’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee is hosting its Annual Summer Luncheon on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the Doubletree by Hilton Houston Downtown, 400 Dallas Street at Bagby, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Kenneth M. Hoyt, Senior United States Judge for the Southern District of Texas. All law students who are working as summer interns in Houston law firms, corporate legal […]

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HBA Annual Dinner Set for May 19

Join the Houston Bar Association and HBA Auxiliary in celebrating the beginning of a new bar year at the 2016 Annual Dinner Meeting on Thursday, May 19, at River Oaks Country Club. Neil Kelly of Andrews Kurth LLP will become the new president of the Houston Bar Association, succeeding Laura Gibson of Dentons US LLP. Gibson will present the President’s Awards to outstanding committee and program chairs and the HBA will recognize its members who […]

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HBA Fun Run Results

Click here to see HBA Fun Run results.

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Pre-Order the 2016 Pictorial Roster

The 2016 HBA Pictorial Roster will be out in late March. Click here to pre-order a copy.The Pictorial Roster is a unique benefit of the HBA membership and a valuable reference book containing photographs, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of HBA members.

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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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