Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, February 17, 2020
Houston Bar Foundation: Reid Ryan to Speak at HBF Luncheon, Feb. 25
Join the Houston Bar Foundation for its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Marriott Marquis Houston. Keynote speaker will be Reid Ryan, Executive Advisor of Business Relations for the Houston Astros. Susan Bickley of Blank Rome LLP will succeed Travis Torrence of Shell Oil Company as Foundation Chair, and the Foundation will present annual awards for pro bono service and volunteerism.  Click here to purchase tickets or a table.  Be sure to add a raffle ticket to your purchase! Check out third prize, a one-of-a-kind jacket celebrating Houston's sports teams, below! 

Support the Kay Sim Endowment
Proceeds from the raffle will be contributed to the Kay Sim Endowment for Equal Access to Justice in Houston. Visit  hba.org/endowment to learn more and make a donation online to support the future of legal aid in our community.
We're $24,000 Away! Help HBA & Habitat Build Hope for a Local Family
Help the HBA Habitat Committee raise $75,000 to fund its 23rd home build! Please consider donating any amount online at houstonhabitat.org/hba, or visit the committee's webpage for more information. Donations are also welcomed via cash or check made to Houston Bar Foundation with "Habitat" in the memo, delivered to the Houston Bar, 1111 Bagby Street, FLB#200, Houston, Texas 77002. Sponsors at $250 or more are recognized with a brick on the build site sign as well as additional recognition on the HBA website, the HBA Habitat Committee's Facebook page, and various HBA publications. Click here for details.
Mentor a Newly-Licensed Attorney
The Professionalism Committee is seeking HBA members licensed for 5+ years to become mentors in its mentorship program. Mentors in all areas of law are welcome. Click here to apply as a mentor.
Hold 'Em for HYLF, Feb. 27
Join lawyers, judges, and friends in raising money for HYLF's Grant Program. The Houston Young Lawyers Foundation is hosting its 4th Annual Charity Poker Tournament on Thursday, February 27 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at True Anomaly Brewing Co. Click here to register or learn more. Contact Alex Roberts or Veronica Rossitto to learn how to become a sponsor for this event. 
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You're Invited: Judge Chang Portrait Unveiling
The Hon. Jim Kovach invites you to attend the portrait unveiling ceremony for former Civil Court at Law #2 Judge Theresa Chang. Friday, Feb. 21, noon at the Civil Courthouse 17th Floor Ceremonial Courtroom. Reception to follow. RSVP: rsvp@judgechang.com.
Thanks & Congrats
Congratulations to the winners at this year's Law Week Fun Run! Thank you to all Fun Run  sponsors.
Save the Dates in 2020!
Annual HBA Golf Tournament: Thursday, April 30

HBA Annual Dinner & 150th Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, May 14

2nd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit: Friday, September 18
February Bulletin
Click here to read the February 2020 issue of the Houston Bar Bulletin.