Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, April 19, 2021
Bar News & Upcoming Events
Golf Tournament This Thursday
Don't miss your last chance to join us as a sponsor or player in the 2021 HBA Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 22 at Wildcat Golf Club. Learn more and register »
Submit Diversity Award Nomination by This Friday, April 23
The HBA has extended the deadline for nominations for the Diversity Awards to Friday, April 23. The HBA Diversity Awards recognize outstanding achievements by law offices, legal departments and individuals in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. Click here for rules and the nomination form »
Implicit Bias Education
Register now for the last two specialized classes for Attorneys Ad Litem and Guardians Ad Litem in Track I Neuroscience of Decision-Making. Course C (beginning on April 26) and Course D (beginning on April 27) are the last two classes to meet before the September deadline to qualify for certain court appointments. Learn more »
HBA Membership Reminder
HBA dues renewal season is here. Please review and update your HBA membership account information to sign up for auto-renewal or to verify the credit card information you have on fileEmail the HBA Membership Department with questions »
Volunteer & Giving Opportunities
Law Week Activities
The HBA Law Day Essay Contest is in need of prize sponsors at $450

On May 7, the Houston Young Lawyers Association will hold a virtual Law Week luncheon, recognizing Law Day Contest winners and sponsors, and featuring Texas Supreme Court Justice Brett Busby, Haynes and Boone partner Lynne Liberato, and UH Law Center Dean Leonard Baynes.

In addition, join us for a multi-bar Law Day Celebration across Texas on May 3, featuring Former FBI Director Louis Freeh.

Food from the Bar
Join Team HBA in the Food from the Bar competition by volunteering with us at the Houston Food Bank on April 30th or donating to help our neighbors dealing with food insecurity. Visit hba.org/fftb to see how you can help »
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 »
Habitat for Humanity
Help us raise the $46,400 needed to reach our funding goal and make a 24th family's dreams come true. Donate at houstonhabitat.org/hba »
Partner Programs
Vote in State Bar Election
The State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association are now conducting the 2021 election, which will be open for voting through April 30. Candidates for State Bar President-elect are Laura Gibson of Houston and Sara E. Dysart of San Antonio. Click here for more information »
Thanks, Congratulations & Other Features
Thanks & Congratulations
Thank you to our speakers at the HBA Diversity and Inclusion boot camp on April 17: Bilma Canales, Kimberly Dandridge, Fabio Dworschak, Stephanie Gaston, Jamie Houston, Geetika Jerath, Sabrina Jiwani, Monica Lopez, Daniella Martinez, Simone Otenaike, Valery Piedra, Jackie Rex, Poorav Rohatgi, Vi Tran, and Leah Wise.
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