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HBA Benefits for Law Students
Free HBA Membership for 3Ls, LL.M.s, and Newly Licensed Attorneys
Are you in your third year of law school? Are you an LL.M. candidate? Are you a Newly Licensed Attorney? Join the HBA today!
The Houston Bar Association offers 3L students, LL.M. candidates and newly licensed attorneys free HBA Membership and one free HBA Section membership during the bar year.
To join using our online membership application, click here to begin enrollment.
The Houston Lawyer Magazine – Available for Students
Law students are welcome to stop by the HBA office, located at 1111 Bagby, FLB 200, Houston, Texas 77002, anytime from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, and pick up a copy of the latest issue of The Houston Lawyer, the HBA’s bi-monthly substantive legal publication.
Law Student Scholarships Available Through the HBA
Find out which HBA sections offer scholarships and how to apply for them. Also, find out how to apply for the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Scholarships. Click here for the list of sections. For more information, contact the HBA office at (713) 759-1133.
|Appellate Pracitce||$500 to one student from each of the three local law schools. Offered in the fall semester. The legal writing professor must submit the top briefs from the legal writing classes. Scholarship will be awarded to the writer of the best brief from each law school, as judged by section members.||Alexis Foster (Gray Reed & McGraw) - email@example.com, 713.986.7000|
|Construction Law||$1,000 to 1 scholarship applicant from any of the three local law schools. Offered in the Spring semester. Scholarship will be awarded based on student’s interest in construction law, academic merit, and financial need.||Tiffany Harrod (Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.) - firstname.lastname@example.org, 713.222.1470|
|Corporate Counsel||$1,500 to one student from each local law school. Offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit, financial need, and the successful completion of at least one elective course on a business law topic.||Edward Burdzinski (LeClairRyan) - email@example.com, 713.752.8329|
|Probate, Trusts & Estate||$1000 to one student from each local law school. Offered in the Spring semester. Each school selects a winning student based upon enrollment in classes related to probate, trusts and estate, exemplary success in a related subject area, and plans to work in a related field.||Aaron Dobbs (Gray Reed & McGraw) - firstname.lastname@example.org, 713.986.7238|
|Real Estate||Total of $3000 in scholarship funds awarded to students at each Houston Law School. Amount awarded per student will be based on number of applicants. Minimum award of $1000. Application deadline is February 28. All current 2L and 3L students with an interest in real estate law are invited to apply. Click here.||Cassandra McGarvey (Sanders McGarvey LLP) - email@example.com, 713.493.7547|
|Taxation||$500 to one student from each local law school. Offered in the Spring semester. Scholarship will be awarded based upon student’s personal statement of eligibility and demonstration of financial need. Students must be nominated by the tax faculty at his or her school.||Aparna Koneru (Ernst and Young) - firstname.lastname@example.org, 713.750.4980|