Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, November 25, 2019
The HBA office will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2. Have a safe holiday!
Volunteers Needed for LegalLine, Dec. 18
Give back to the public this holiday season by volunteering for the HBA's LegalLine program, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18.  To sign up as an individual volunteer, contact Christina Trevino at (713) 759-1133 or  christinat@hba.org .  Click here to sign up to recruit four volunteers from your organization.
Proof Your HBA Pictorial Roster Entry,
Dec. 2-13
Help ensure the accuracy of your entry in the 2020 HBA Pictorial Roster. Come to the HBA office any weekday between December 2 and 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to proof your information. Call (713) 759-1133 with questions.
Hire Your Next Great Summer Intern Through HBA D&I Program
The Diversity and Inclusion Committee connects outstanding diverse first-year students at local law schools with summer employment opportunities at law firms, corporations, government offices, courts, and nonprofits.
If your organization is interested in interviewing candidates for a summer 2020 clerkship position through this program, please submit the electronic form at www.hba.org/di20, and download the employer information packet.
Become a Law Week Fun Run Sponsor & Support The Center for Pursuit
The HBA Law Week Fun Run Committee is seeking sponsors for the 35th 8K race on February 15 at Sam Houston Park Downtown benefiting The Center for Pursuit. Silver race sponsors are recognized on race shirts (see deadline), social media posts, the official race website, HBA publications and press materials, announced at the race, and thanked on signage and in race packets. Gold sponsors also receive a free team, reserved space for a tent, opportunities to distribute items to registrants, top recognition, and their logo on the shirt. All sponsors receive framed artwork made by Center residents. Sponsor early for longer recognition. Click here to become a sponsor and make your charitable donation this holiday season. Thank you to our current sponsors!
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Support Kay Sim Endowment for Access to Justice on Giving Tuesday
This Giving Tuesday, help Make Justice Happen in our community by making a donation to the HBF's Kay Sim Endowment. The Endowment is hoping to raise at least $5,000 on December 3.
Out Soon: December Houston Bar Bulletin
Watch your email inbox, the HBA website and HBA social media channels for next month's issue.
Thanks & Congratulations...
Thank you to co-sponsor Montgomery County Bar Association as well as the following legal experts for volunteering at the Conroe VA Legal Clinic on Nov. 23: Felicia Alexander, Chris Bennett, Kyle Doherty, Cole Duncan, Cynthia Haagenson, Lauren Jenkins, Nathan Judd, Danielle Mirabal, Tim Spear, Ben H. Welmaker, Jr., and Christine Wilson.
Save the Dates in 2020!
Houston Bar Foundation Annual Luncheon: Tuesday, February 25

Annual HBA Golf Tournament: Thursday, April 30

HBA Annual Dinner & 150th Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, May 14
Special Announcement: Appellate Court Staff Attorney Position Available
The Fourteenth Court of Appeals has an opening for a staff attorney who will be assigned to the chambers of Justice Margaret "Meg" Poissant. Staff attorneys review records and briefs, conduct legal research, provide advice and counsel in chambers and to other members of the Court, and prepare written memoranda and draft opinions. For more information, click here.