The Houston Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Department provides quality legal education programs for attorneys in Houston and surrounding counties.

For more information, contact Ashley Steininger at (713) 759-1133 or ashleyg@hba.org.

HBA CLE Update, July 17 – 24, 2019

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No pre-registration is required. Each seminar is approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit, and many offer ethics credit as well. These seminars are free to HBA members, providing over 50 hours of MCLE credit per year at no cost.

For some seminars, written materials are available for up to $15. The CLE Department makes these written materials available after many of its seminars and institutes. If you would like to purchase written materials, please contact the CLE Department at (713) 759-1133 or email Ashley Steininger. Written materials will be charged an 8.25% sales tax.

Non-members may attend for a $50 fee that covers written materials.

November 2018 – April 2019 HBA CLE Seminar Brochure.

May 2019 – March 2020 HBA CLE Seminar Brochure.

Click here to see the HBA calendar.

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Fri 26
Aug 16

HBA Seminars
Representing Veterans After the 2019 VA Law Changes

August 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Aug 23

HBA Seminars
Top 10 Mistakes Made Deposing Opposition Experts

August 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Videos

The HBA presents free CLE programming for members only. Upon clicking on the video links below, you will be prompted to log in 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.

Click here to start watching at your convenience.

Click here for a list of videos currently available for members on the HBA website.

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Members receive a 20% discount on HBA Continuing Legal Education programs from cleonline.com. Call HBA office at (713) 759-1133 for the discount code.

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New Licensee Institute

Thank you to everyone who made our latest new licensee program a success. We look forward to the next one!

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Lunch & Learn Programs

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Check back for the latest updates on our lunch ‘n’ learn programs.

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Java with the Judges

Java with the Judges is a program sponsored by the HBA where attendees can learn from and network with local members of the judiciary.

Thank you to the wonderful judges who have lent their time and expertise. Please check this page again soon for information on the next HBA Java with the Judges program.

Questions? Contact Ashley Gagnon Steininger at ashleyg@hba.org or (713) 759-1133.

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The HBA’s CLE Committee presents full-day and half-day institutes on a variety of topics each year. Institutes are approved for MCLE hours and most include ethics hours.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Saturday Ethics Program on November 3! Miss the event? You can earn all the credit by watching the lectures online for free as an HBA member. Click here!

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Bench Bar Conference

The 2019 Civil/Appellate Bench Bar Conference was co-sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, the HBA Appellate Practice Section, the HBA Litigation Section, the Hon. Mike Engelhart, the Oweyssi Law Firm, PLLC, Susman Godfrey L.L.P., Wilson Cribbs + Goren, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates Houston, and the Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III.

Thank you to our co-sponsors, attendees, and planning committee for a successful 25th anniversary.

For more conference information, contact Ashley Gagnon Steininger at ashleyg@hba.org or (713) 759-1133.

Videos of the 2019 conference will be available soon.

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Attorneys who would like to earn a certificate in Guardianship Ad Litem in the Probate Courts can watch a video in the HBA office.

Effective September 1, 2015, new legislation now requires a 4-hour certification course for attorneys who want to serve as guardian ad litems in the probate courts. Attorneys applicants of guardianship must also be certified. One hour of the certification course must be on alternatives to guardianship. The HBA is now offering a video of its “2015 Guardian Ad Litem in the Probate Courts Institute,” which meets certification requirements. The cost to watch the video is $70 for HBA members; $140 for non-members. To schedule an appointment in the HBA office, contact Ashley Steininger at (713) 759-1133 or ashleyg@hba.org.

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