Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, October 26, 2020
Make a pledge or donation of $1,000 or more by this Friday, October 30, to be included in a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle.
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.
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. Time is running out to sign up as a supervising attorney and there are approximately 20 qualified law school graduates who would like to be matched. Learn more and sign up as a practice supervisor by October 30 here.
Tomorrow! 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.
Enjoy the Fall Weather at L4BH Houston Botanic Garden Cleanup, Nov. 7
The HBA Lawyers for a Beautiful Houston Committee invites volunteers ages 10 and up to a nature "beautification" session at the newly-opened Houston Botanic Garden, Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Click here to learn more and sign up.
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 ends October 30. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. Visit harrisvotes.org to find your nearest polling place and view a sample ballot. If you're curious about Election Law, check out the HBA Law Week Committee's video with Special Assistant County Attorney Douglas Ray.
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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The Houston Lawyer
The newest issue of the HBA's bimonthly magazine, The Houston Lawyer, covers race, equality, and justice in the legal profession. You can read the full issue for free online at thehoustonlawyer.com.
Thanks & Congrats
Thank you to those who volunteered for the LegalLine session on Wednesday, October 21: Demetrius Bivins, Kate Blaine, Jennifer Caras, Sarah Centrich, Matt Chappell, Madeline Coblenz, Hayley Cook, Olivia Espy Huntington, Tiye Foley, David Glenn, Steve Hatridge, Greg Legge, Tom Lightsey, Jose Lopez, Denise McGettrick, Houston Morgan, Andrew Nelson, Heath Novosad, Tukeni Obasi, Susan Oehl, Christian Perez, Austin Pierce, Sarah Roark, Eugene Silva, Kelly Smit, Sheshe Taylor Evans, Maggie Webber, and Kathleen Witkovski.
Special COVID-19 Resources
Visit hba.org/updates for news and resources regarding the pandemic.