The 2017 Harvest Celebration raised $735,200 in underwriting to support Houston Volunteer Lawyers and pro bono legal services for low-income Houstonians. Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees!
Read the release here. Read the list of this year’s underwriters here.
Volunteers from the HBA’s Lawyers for Literacy Committee are reading Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson to Houston-area elementary schools in honor of the committee’s 30-year anniversary!
Above, Lawyers for Literacy Committee Co-Chair Victoria Gipson poses with Scroggins Elementary School students.
The HBA would like to extend its thanks to the Galveston County Bar Association, the Woodlands Bar Association, the Houston Northwest Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Association for recruiting volunteers for two veterans legal advice clinics on Saturday, November 11. Special thanks to these volunteers: Mile Guarino, Jeff Kilgore, Lesley Nicholes, Elizabeth Williams and Lisa Windsor in Texas City; and Serena Greene, Elitza Meyer and Paul Freeman in Conroe. Learn more about the Veterans Legal Initiative.
The HBA earned Houston Habitat for Humanity’s first ever Legacy Award for two decades of commitment to the home-building program. Learn more about it here.
Photo and member information proofing for the 2018 HBA Pictorial Roster takes place in-person at the HBA office from November 27 to December 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call the HBA office at (713) 759-1133 if you have any questions.