Law Week

HBA Law Week Committee logoThis 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.

November 16-20, 2020, HBA Law Week Committee volunteers will deliver interactive virtual presentations at Harris County-area high schools, covering this year's topic of "Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100." Click here to sign up your school for a presentation.

Click here to watch an online reading with 2019-2020 HBA President Benny Agosto, Jr.


The 2021 Law Day Theme has been announced! "Advancing the Rule of Law Now." Stay tuned for activities planned around the new theme. Contact Bonnie Simmons at for information and sponsorship opportunities.


Check out the Law Week Committee's "Election Law" webinar from October 1, featuring Special Assistant County Attorney Douglas Ray.





2020-2021 Co-Chairs:

Joe Lawson, Harris County Law Library
Karen Lukin, Attorney at Law
Charles Shaw, Harris County District Attorney’s Office

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