This committee oversees the HBA’s participation in fundraising efforts and organizing volunteer efforts for the building of the annual HBA Habitat for Humanity House.

Click here for the flyer outlining sponsorship levels and benefits. Donations are also welcomed via cash or check made to Houston Bar Foundation with “Habitat 2019-20” in the memo, delivered to the Houston Bar Association, 1111 Bagby Street FLB#200, Houston, Texas 77002.

A volunteer from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP poses in front of the build site for the HBAs 22nd Habitat for Humanity home.

Construction is complete for the 22nd home build.


Thank you to our donors for the 22nd Habitat home!


Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP Construction Law Section Amy Catherine Dinn
Family Law Section Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP Infinity Reporting Group, LLC
The A.D. Johnson Law Firm, PLLC Locke Lord LLP Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P. John Eddie Williams, Jr.

$1,000 - $2,499

Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Benny Agosto, Jr. Appellate Practice Section Baker Botts L.L.P. Wendy Catherine Carmichael
Criminal Law & Procedure Section Douglas D'Arche Mindy & Joshua Davidson Environmental Law Section Lydia & Jonathon Hance
HBA Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc. Frederick T. Johnson Labor & Employment Law Section Mergers & Acquisitions Section Rene Mouledoux
Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section Gerladine Mabry Paseur Real Estate Law Section Margot Trevino Rosson Kay Sim
Richard L. Sitton Cornelius Sweers Drew Taggart Deanna & James Willson Ryan Wooten

$250 - $999

Jonathan Ayre J. Thomas Black Bracewell LLP Robert R. Debes, Jr. Federal Practice Section
Donn C. Fullenweider Kerry Anne Galvin James M. Hall Janet Hansen Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C.
Jayant Sean Jain David Jetter Joiner Law Firm Kreindler & Associates Robert J. Kruckemeyer
Elton S. Lipnick Frank Massaro Larry E. McConathy Marcel Meijer Orion Roofing & Construction, LLC
Katie, Kay & Patrick Oxford Lionel M. Schooler Marjorie S. Schultz & Associates Dominique Varner Vinson & Elkins LLP
Gary Wood John Yow

Other Amounts

Peri Alkas Kathryn & Mark Artlip Jim Avant Brent Benoit Brooksie Bonvillain Boutet
Denis Clive Braham Thomas Brandt Diana B. & M. Scott Bresk Michelle Brockway Heather Brown
James L. Byerly Rae Venable Calvert George Carter Michael Choyke William Conover II
Angela Birch Cox Rogers Crain Angelique B. & Scott D. Cunningham The Cusic Law Firm Grayson Davis
Janice Davis Suzanne Davis Otway B. Denny, Jr. Devlin & Avant, PC The Hon. John Donovan III
The Hon. Richard H. Edelman The Hon. Mike Engelhart John Farneti, Jr. James W. Ferguson Alicia Flarity
Patrick Flynn Kelly Frels Josh Glover James Greenwood III Donna P. Grill
Niloufar Hafizi The Hon. Andrew S. Hanen Laura Hannusch Hasley Scarano, L.L.P. Janet & Phil Heppard
T.S. Hirtz Henry Hope Nancy Huston Rex Kesler Daniella D. Landers
Lee Larkin Leslie Le Grand, Jr. Lockwood & Jones PLLC Karl Long L. Lovat
Charles Mason The Hon. Sylvia Matthews & Murray Fogler Daniel McClure Michael W. Mengis Rene W. Moarefi
Cynthia Olsen Dorothy Oruaga Gary Patterson Ann Patton & Tom Greene Mike Phillips
Lawrence Pirtle Planet Depos, LLC Theodore Postula W. Thomas Proctor Carl Ray
Harry M. Reasoner Jeffrey Reitman James L. Rice Bruce Ruzinsky The Hon. Ross Sears
Martin J. Silverstein Jim Smith Kathleen Spangler Jon Totz Norma Levine Trusch
Frederick J. Wagner Robert C. Walker Carol G. Warley Diane & Mark W. Wege Stephen Irwin Weil
Sanford Weiner The Hon. Ewing Werlein, Jr. John Eddie Williams, Jr. Staci Wilson



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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:
Deanna Willson, Locke Lord LLP
James Willson, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

For more information on this committee, contact Bonnie Simmons at or (713) 759-1133.