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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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New Licensee Institute Set for June 5

The HBA/CLE Committee will sponsor the 2015 New Licensee Institute on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 12:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Harris County Jury Assembly Plaza, 1201 Congress, Houston, TX 77002. The Institute is FREE for HBA members licensed two years or less; $35 for HBA members licensed more than two years, and $90 for non-HBA members. Click here for Agenda and Regsistration Form Please contact Ashley Steininger or call 713-759-1133 for more information.

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MOILP Summer Associates Luncheon, June 9

In recognition of all current and past participants in the HBA’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession 1L Program, the MOILP is hosting its Annual Summer Luncheon on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Downtown. “This year’s MOILP luncheon will be inspiring because we are highlighting the success of past MOILP participants,” says committee co-chair Anna Archer. The luncheon will include a discussion of “MOILP Success: Yesterday, Today […]

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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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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. The deadline to return committee request forms has been extended to April 13, 2015.

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HBA Fun Run Race Results & Pictures

Thank you to all who supported The Center by participating in the HBA John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run on March 21. The age group and team results have now been posted. Team Results: http://www.eztoregister.com/assets/LWTeams15.HTM Age group: http://www.eztoregister.com/assets/LWAgeGroup15.HTM Click here for race photos

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Help Build 18th HBA Habitat House

Thanks to our generous supporters, we can now build a home for a deserving Houston family. Click here to sign up for a build date. For questions, email Bonnie Simmons or call 713-759-1133.

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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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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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