Opportunities for Law Students
Texas Access to Justice Internship Program – Updated Application Coming Soon
Texas Access to Justice Internship Program Guidelines
Law Students Can Attend HBA/CLE Programs FREE
Students from Houston’s three law schools are invited to attend any HBA seminar or institute at no charge. This does not apply to section luncheons and section programs. (If you want written materials from any of the programs, there is a nominal charge.)
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.
- HBA Auxiliary – ($5,000 to a student at each Houston Law School – Check back for 2016 Application and Deadline)
HBA Section Luncheons Available to Law Students
A number of HBA Sections invite law students to attend their monthly CLE luncheons and activities, and some offer discounted prices for law students. The sections listed below regularly allow law students to attend their luncheons. Check the Section Calendar link for the most updated date, time, cost, location and RSVP information:
HBA Section Calendar
Resources for Newly Licensed Attorneys
Out of law school and entering practice? The resources below will help you as you transition from legal education to legal career.
FREE Online CLE:
The HBA presents its first free CLE programming for members only. For more information, click here.
The HBA Mentor Mentee Program, sponsored by the HBA Professionalism Committee, pairs attorneys licensed three years or less with more experienced attorneys who will provide advice on career development.The program is a member benefit and requires HBA membership. Upon becoming licensed as an attorney, the Mentor Mentee program can help with career advice and general professional development. Mentee Application. The form can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidelines for Women Attorneys Juggling Work/Life Balance:
The HBA Gender Fairness Committee has developed a list of things to consider when interviewing with law firms or legal departments. Guidelines.
TYLA Presents “Office In a Flash”
A guide provided by TYLA for aspiring solo attorneys who are newly licensed or ready to be their own boss. This site is full of useful information on each aspect to help get your new business started. Click here for Office in a Flash.
After the Bar Exam:
A free resource for persons who have taken the Texas bar exam and are awaiting the results. Visit www.afterthebarexam.com
Law Practice Management Resources
Click here for helpful resources on managing a law practice.
Events/Links for Law Students
Special upcoming events at Houston law schools and helpful links for law students.
Houston Law Schools