This committee partners with Communities In Schools, Inc. to provide summer internships in the legal profession for high school students. HBA firms, corporations, and individuals are recruited by the committee to sponsor student interns. The committee plans and staffs enrichment activities for the students during the summer internship program as well as the Orientation and Program Celebration. At the end of the summer, the committee evaluates the internship program.

2017 CIS Summer Internship Program Participants

 

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CIS program speaker Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod with the summer 2017 interns.

CIS program speaker Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod with the summer 2017 interns.

CIS program speaker Hon. Grant Dorfman with the summer 2017 interns.

CIS program speaker Hon. Grant Dorfman with the summer 2017 interns.

Summer 2017 interns with Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez and HBA CIS Committee 2016-17 Co-Chairs Diana Gomez and Quentin Smith.

Summer 2017 interns with Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez and HBA CIS Committee 2016-17 Co-Chairs Diana Gomez and Quentin Smith.

Three of the summer 2017 interns speaking at the Closing Celebration on July 27.

Three of the summer 2017 interns speaking at the Closing Celebration on July 27.


Co-Chair:
Hon. Grant Dorfman
Sheehy, Ware & Pappas
909 Fannin, #2500
Houston, Texas 77010
(713) 951-1000

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Co-Chair:
Bill Kroger
Baker Botts L.L.P.
910 Louisiana, #3000
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 229-1234

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