Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, November 23, 2020hba.org
Bar News & Upcoming Events
Thank you, 2020 Harvest Campaign Donors!
Thank you to all of the firms, legal departments, sections, organizations and individuals that donated to the 2020 Harvest Campaign, raising more than ever before to support pro bono legal services. Your generosity is especially important right now to enable Houston Volunteer Lawyers to help our community during these unprecedented times. Read more »
Diversity and Inclusion 1L Summer 2021 Clerkship Program
Today is the last day to help kickstart the careers of diverse first-year law students at the three local law schools. Sign up as an employer »
Webinar: Hiring for Summer 2021
On December 8, watch a webinar moderated by HBA President Bill Kroger on "Summer of 2021: Preview of Hiring and Summer Clerkship Challenges and Opportunities." Register »
Volunteer & Giving Opportunities
HBA/HBAA/HYLA Blood Drives
Donate at any of our four blood drives this week and next and receive a free hoodie and COVID-19 antibody test. Book your appointment »
Holiday Gift Bags for Homeless Veterans
Help brighten the holidays for local homeless veterans by signing up to donate 25 gift bags. Learn more »
Helping Kids and Teachers at the Houston Food Bank
Join members of the HBA Campaign to End Homelessness & Hunger Committee to stuff bags with food for hungry children and pack school supplies for teachers at underserved schools. Volunteer for any of these events »
HAY Center Holiday Celebration
The HBA HAY Center Committee is seeking monetary and in-kind donations for our annual holiday party for current and former foster youth. See how you can contribute »
Partner Programs
Help Keep Families Together 
Houston Volunteer Lawyers needs your help to take cases for evictions, guardianship, Chapter 7, veterans, and Spanish-speaking clients. Visit hvl.legalserver.org »
Thanks & Congratulations

Chevron Senior Counsel Alyssa Schindler and Lauren Brogdon of Norton Rose Fulbright are the recipients of the 2020 Houston Corporate Counsel Award for Creative Partnership. 
They came together to co-engineer a major pro bono effort involving over 20 lawyers from their legal teams to help 10 low-income victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Congratulations to Par & Nya as the newest owners of an HBA-built Habitat for Humanity home. Watch the home dedication ceremony »

Thank you to the judges, attorneys and law students who volunteered to give virtual presentations for local high school classes, as part of the Law Week Dialogue Program. See names » 

Thank you to those who volunteered for LegalLine on Nov. 18: Fields Alexander, Jamila Brinson, May Burrkett, Loren Canales, Madeline Coblenz, Jude Dworaczyk, Geoff Gannaway, Jeff Goebel, Serena Hudson, Daniel Kirksey, Elliot Klein, Juliann Krolick, Justin Lipe, Colton Lyons, Eric Mayer, Carolyn McCormick, Allison Miller, Emily Mott, Mary Kate Raffetto, Victoria Sanchez, Shanisha Smith, Jessica Stenglein, Dylan Treadwell, Treasea Trevino, Nicole Turpen, Jennifer Varadi, Hon. Fran Watson, Kimberly White, and Lawrence Winsor.
The Houston Lawyer Magazine & Podcast
The newest issue of the HBA's bimonthly magazine is available to read now. Read the issue & listen to the podcast »
Special COVID-19 Resources
The HBA posts resources and news regarding the pandemic. Visit hba.org/updates »
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