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.

Log in to your HBA account to watch the full 2019 Civil/Appellate Bench Bar Conference on video for MCLE credit!

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 Civil/Appellate Bench Bar Conference: 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.


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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:
Jimmy Ardoin, Jones Walker LLP
The Hon. Maria T. Jackson, Attorney at Law
Nick Oweyssi, The Oweyssi Law Firm, PLLC

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