Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, October 19, 2020
HBA/HYLA Supervised Practice Matching Program
The HBA and HYLA are teaming up to pair law school graduates awaiting their bar exam results and employers with short-term work opportunities. Learn more and sign up as a practice supervisor by October 30 here.
Celebrate 150 Years of Pro Bono in Houston with HVL
Houston Pro Bono: A Call to Action (CLE Credit)

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MCLE: 1.0 hour | Ethics: 0.5

Join Justice Jane Bland, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Monica Karuturi, Jeff Kaplan, Kelly Rose, Michael Donaldson, Bill Kroger, Mindy Davidson, and Anne Chandler in this call to action to ensure all Houstonians are able to access justice.

Click here to register.
Help Keep Families Together 
The HBA has gathered resources for the public and attorneys on our Evictions webpage, hba.org/evictions.

Houston Volunteer Lawyers needs your help to take cases for evictions, guardianship, Chapter 7, veterans, and Spanish-speaking clients. If you are interested in volunteering, email evictionvolunteer@hvlp.org to take an eviction case, or visit hvl.legalserver.org or contact Brittany Krohn at brittany.krohn@hvlp.org for other types of cases.
Reminder: Judicial Preference Poll Results Available
To help members and voters make informed decisions at the polls, the HBA conducted the 2020 Judicial Preference Poll. Visit hba.org/poll to see the results. Please note that the poll results are not an endorsement of any candidate or judge on behalf of the HBA.

Early voting starts October 13. Visit harrisvotes.org to find your nearest polling place and view a sample ballot.
Enjoy Virtual Cooking Class with HBA Auxiliary
The HBAA is offering a chance for you to virtually cook Mexican street tacos with a pro chef, Saturday, November 7 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Click here to register by November 4 for $20.
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Make a pledge or donation of $1,000 or more by October 30 to be included in a full-page ad in the Houston ChronicleDid you know that every single dollar of the net proceeds raised in the Houston Bar Foundation's Harvest Campaign goes to Houston Volunteer Lawyers? The purpose of the campaign is to fund programming at HVL. None of the amount of the net proceeds are spent at the Houston Bar Association or the Houston Bar Foundation.

Your contribution to the Harvest Campaign enables HVL to continue to significantly impact people's lives.

If you have already contributed to the 2020 Harvest Campaign, thank you. If you have not yet had a chance to support this Campaign, please click here to contribute online.
Special COVID-19 Resources
Visit hba.org/updates for news and resources regarding the pandemic.