Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, March 29, 2021
Meet the New Harris County Judges
Meet Justice Randy Wilson, Fourteenth Court of Appeals
The new Harris County judges introduce themselves to the bar in interviews with HBA President Bill Kroger. Meet new 14th Court of Appeals Justice Randy Wilson. View Bill Kroger's introduction to the series and meet a new judge every week »
Bar News & Upcoming Events
HBA Board Election Closes This Thursday
HBA members who have not yet voted in the 2021-2022 HBA online election for officers and directors received an email this morning from BallotBoxOnline that gives you access to vote in the election, which closes at 5:00 p.m. on April 1. Click here to learn more »
Join an HBA Committee
Sign up for any of the HBA's 33 committees by April 15. Visit hba.org/committees to learn more and sign up »
Submit HBA Diversity Award Nominations by April 15
Nominations are open through April 15 for the HBA Diversity Awards. See rules and nomination form »
HBA Membership Reminder
HBA dues renewal season is coming soon, so please review and update to sign up for auto-renewal or to verify the credit card information you have on fileEmail Membership with questions »
Volunteer & Giving Opportunities
2021 Harvest Campaign
Donations and pledges are now open for the 2021 Harvest Campaign, benefiting Houston Volunteer Lawyers. Donate or pledge by April 10 to be a Pro Bono Champion »
Law Week Activities
The HBA Law Day Essay & Poster Contests are in need of prize sponsors at $450 ($468 by credit card) each. Three essay contest and two poster contest sponsorships remain. Support these talented students »
Golf Tournament
Sponsorships are going fast for the 2021 HBA Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 22 at Wildcat Golf Club. Support the event or register to play »
Blood Drive
AZA will host an HBA/HBAA/HYLA blood drive on Tuesday, April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Schedule a donation appointment »
Teach Texas
The HBA Teach Texas April-May 2021 program is seeking lawyers and judges to teach local 7th graders about the history of the Texas courts, with materials provided. Volunteer as an instructor »
Partner Programs
University of Houston Law Center
Join UHLC for a free virtual keynote address from 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Nadia Murad, April 8 at 5:00 p.mRegister »
Thanks, Congratulations & Other Features
Thanks & Congratulations
Thank you to those who volunteered with the HBA Campaign to End Homelessness & Hunger Committee at the Houston Food Bank’s Teachers Aid Center on Saturday, March 27: Grayson EstesJohn HaganMelissa HaganAngelina SimmonsBonnie Simmons, and Haylie Treas. Volunteers prepared hygiene packages for students and restocked teacher supply shelves.
COVID Resources
Throughout the COVID pandemic, the HBA has provided resources​ for members and the public. We want to make sure our members are aware of the opportunity to sign up for a vaccine by visiting Harris County Public Health's portal.
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