The HBA’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee hosted the 20th Summer Associate Luncheon on June 7. Moderator Rehan Alimohammad and panelists Vijay D’Cruz, Hon. Debra Mayfield and Jarvis Hollingsworth discussed cultivating growth through diversity, at an event with 255 guests. Congratulations to all of the 1L students from Houston’s law schools who were hired as clerks this summer (above), and thank you to the firms, courts and legal departments that hired interns.
Accepting the award at the HBA Annual Dinner on behalf of Justice Cook, who was unable to attend, were Warren Harris, 2018-2019 HBA President; the Hon. Nathan Hecht, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court; the Hon. Jeff Brown, Texas Supreme Court Justice; and Fred Hagans, Co-chair of the Supreme Court Advisory Committee that developed the Texas Lawyer’s Creed.