The Houston Bar Association won awards at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting on June 21, including a Star of Achievement for Project TRAIN, and Best Publication by a Large Bar Association for The Houston Lawyer. HBA member Keri Brown of Baker Botts L.L.P. received the 2018 Pro Bono Coordinator Award, and Ann Berkowitz of Winston & Strawn LLP won the first-ever Pro Bono Support Staff Award.
Congratulations to these wonderful programs and professionals!
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.