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Houston Bar Association celebrates achievements at annual dinner

The Houston Bar Association welcomed 2021-2022 President Jennifer A. Hasley and recognized outstanding service by members at its annual dinner on July 15. David J. Beck, founding partner in Beck Redden, received the Justice Eugene A. Cook Professionalism Award, and Susan L. Bickley, a partner in Blank Rome, received the Justice Ruby Kless Sondock Award.… Continue Reading

Join us today through May 7 for Well-Being Week in Law

Become a well-being champion by participating in Well-Being Week in Law starting today through May 7! Here’s your chance to join others across the legal profession in doing activities that promote health and happiness. Check out the list of activities and webinars to participate in here. Each day of Well-Being Week in Law focuses on … Continue Reading

St. Mary’s University to host 27th annual People’s Law School online for Law Day

St. Mary’s University will host its first virtual People’s Law School via Zoom at 9 a.m. on May 1. On Law Day, St. Mary’s University School of Law’s Pro Bono Program and the San Antonio Bar Foundation will offer a variety of presentations on topics from tenants’ rights to immigration law. Speakers will focus on … Continue Reading

Tarrant County Bar to host discussion on diversity and inclusion programs

The Tarrant County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee will host a discussion titled “Is Your Diversity & Inclusion Program Falling Short?” from noon to 1 p.m. on April 29. Guest speakers Kenya Woodruff, a partner in and deputy general counsel to Katten Muchin Rosenman, and Brian Newby, managing partner in Cantey Hanger, will lead the discussion … Continue Reading

Tarrant County Bar Association to host student panel on diversity and inclusion

The Tarrant County Bar Association Diversity Committee will host a panel of law students to discuss diversity and inclusion at noon on March 25. The panel discussion is free and open to the public. As part of the SIDE (Striving for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity inside the) Bar Conversation Series, the law student-led discussion will … Continue Reading

Houston Trial Lawyers Association names Wade Moriarty president

The Houston Trial Lawyers Association appointed Wade Moriarty, of Crim & Villalpando, as its 2021 president and installed other officers. Members also elected to office are Anjali Nigam, of the Nigam Law Firm, as 2021 HTLA president-elect, and Andrea Roth, of Brann Sullivan Trial Lawyers, as 2021 HTLA secretary/treasurer. For more information about HTLA, go … Continue Reading

El Paso Bar signs MOU with two Mexican bar associations to advance cross-border relations and education

In an event many called “historic,” the El Paso Bar Association on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with two Mexican bar associations to work together to strengthen the rule of law in the U.S. and in Mexico, to facilitate cross-border educational and networking opportunities, and to expedite transactional legal services on both sides of … Continue Reading

Pro Bono Spotlight: Fawaz A. Bham

The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support National Pro Bono Celebration Week (October 25-31). Pro Bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work the legal community does to improve the lives of vulnerable Texans and to encourage more … Continue Reading
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