Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, February 11, 2019
Sign up Now for Law Week Fun Run, Saturday
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Join us for the 34th Annual HBA John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run, this Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Sam Houston Park Downtown, benefiting The Center, which has been empowering Houstonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 60 years. 
Learn more and register for the event now at www.lawweekfunrun.com.
District Courts' Black History Month Celebration, Feb. 21
You are invited to the Harris County District Courts' commemoration of Black History Month, Thursday, February 21, 2:00 p.m. at the First Court of Appeals. Harris County District Court Judges, District Clerk, Houston Lawyers Association, and the HBA are proud co-sponsors. No RSVP required. Click here for more.
Women HBA Members Licensed 0-5 Years: Minute Mentoring, Feb. 21
Women HBA members licensed five years or less are invited to the Gender Fairness Committee's Minute Mentoring program, Thursday, February 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bracewell LLP. Click here to learn more & register for free.
Nominations Sought for Justice Cook Professionalism Award
The Justice Eugene A. Cook Professionalism Award is presented by the Houston Bar Association to a lawyer or judge who exemplifies the highest level of professionalism and legal ethics. Read more hereNominations should include the nominee's résumé and no more than five letters of support.  Please submit nominations by 5:00 p.m., February 28, 2019 to HBA President Warren Harris at warren.harris@bracewell.com .
Help Us Reach Our Habitat Build Funding Goal
The HBA Habitat for Humanity Committee is less than $14,000 away from the funding goal for its 22nd home build! Make a difference for a local family in need by donating to the Houston Bar Association Campaign at houstonhabitat.org/donate.
Golf with Colleagues at HBA Tournament, April 25
Register today at $150 per player (50% off for judges!) for the 71st Annual HBA Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 25 at Wildcat Golf Club. Lunch and check-in begin at 11:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Houston Bar Foundation.
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Thanks & Congrats...
Thank you to the Brazos County Bar Association for providing volunteer attorneys for a VLI legal clinic in conjunction with the Earl Graham Post 159's Veterans Resource Fair in Bryan on Saturday, February 9.

Thank you to the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston and the Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston for coordinating the Spanish legal hotline program Consejos Legales on Thursday, February 7. Additional thanks to the volunteers from the event: Adan Briones, Cynthia Castanon, Jordan Emmert, Alex Fuentes, Angelica Hernandez, Brian Quintero, Rick Soliz, and the Hon. Joe Villarreal.