This committee plans and implements a comprehensive program of activities in commemoration of Law Day, May 1, a national holiday set aside to recognize the importance of law in our society. Programs include readings at Harris County elementary schools for Law Week and Constitution Day, poster and essay contests, and a dialogue program for high schools.

Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society - The theme of Law Day 2019

Click here to read about our 2019 Law Week activities.

For Law Week, HBA volunteers read The Nantucket Sea Monster: A Fake News Story by Darcy Pattison to 101 elementary schools in Harris County.

Click here for Law Week Essay, Photography & Poster Contests winners.

Thank you to this year’s HBA Law Week sponsors Icon Wealth Partners, LLC, 3b Studio, and Stratos Legal.

In honor of Law Day 2019, the Harris County Law Library is exploring free speech from the bench.


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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:
Chris Popov, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Annette Ramirez, Aldine ISD
Charles Shaw, Harris County District Attorney’s Office

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