Bench Bar Conference

This committee implements and organizes the annual Bench Bar Conference. The conference brings Harris County judges, government and private attorneys together to discuss current state and county legal issues. The conference alternates yearly between civil/appellate and criminal/appellate law.

The 2021 Civil/Appellate Bench Bar Conference is set for April 29, 2021. Event schedule now available. Registration will open soon!

Log in to your HBA account to watch the full 2020 Criminal/Appellate Bench Bar Conference on video for MCLE credit!






2020-2021 Co-Chairs:

Rick Anderson, Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey P.C.
Hon. Julie Countiss, First Court of Appeals
Jennifer A. Hasley, Hasley Scarano L.L.P.
Hon. Lauren Reeder, 234th District Court

For more information on this committee, contact Ashley Gagnon Steininger at or (713) 759-1133.