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Hispanic Bar Association of Houston

Hispanic Bar Association of Houston HisBA is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing leadership through financial scholarships, mentorship programs and public fora.

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Everyone is invited THIS SUNDAY 3/13 from 10am-noon (remember to spring forward for Daylight Savings Time!) to join us a...
03/09/2022

Everyone is invited THIS SUNDAY 3/13 from 10am-noon (remember to spring forward for Daylight Savings Time!) to join us at Tacodeli on Washington Ave. as we prepare activity bags for the Wesley Community Center’s senior citizen Spring Kickoff event! Come enjoy breakfast tacos, socialize with mentors and mentees, and contribute to a great cause. All details are in the attached flyer – please make sure to RSVP here if you plan to attend.

We have created the following Amazon Wishlist for materials to fill the activity bags if you would like to donate some fun supplies: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/122TEM9KNPI5N?ref_=wl_share Please make sure to select “Lena Silva” as the shipping address so your contributions are added to the bags and given to the senior citizens served at Wesley Community Center

Our February Spotlight David DeAnda! David DeAnda is Chief Legal Officer of Associated Credit Union of Texas in League C...
02/15/2022

Our February Spotlight David DeAnda!

David DeAnda is Chief Legal Officer of Associated Credit Union of Texas in League City.

Originally from Presidio, Texas, David worked as an internal auditor and commercial lender for 9 years before attending law school. Prior to joining the credit union, David was an attorney with Locke Lord in Houston, Texas where he worked in the Business Tax section of the firm and focused on corporate, business taxation, and aviation matters.

HisBA Treasurer Luke Gilman was published recently in the Texas Lawyer. We are proud of his contributions to the legal c...
02/08/2022
Force Majeure in Gas Contracts: The Winter Storm? | Texas Lawyer

HisBA Treasurer Luke Gilman was published recently in the Texas Lawyer. We are proud of his contributions to the legal community and grateful for his service to the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston!

Proud of you, Luke! Keep up the good work!

Texas case law counsels prudent parties to undertake a careful evaluation of the force majeure clauses in their contracts and the events cited to justify nonperformance, writes Luke J. Gilman, partner with Jackson Walker.

In case you missed our January HisBA member spotlight in our newsletter, here it is! Arturo G. Michel the City of Housto...
02/05/2022

In case you missed our January HisBA member spotlight in our newsletter, here it is!

Arturo G. Michel the City of Houston Attorney!

Stay tuned for the next HisBa member spotlight in February's newsletter! 📰

In just 2 days HisBA will be releasing the January Newsletter! In this newsletter we will be spotlighting a HisBA member...
01/11/2022
Hispanic Bar Association of Houston - Newsletters

In just 2 days HisBA will be releasing the January Newsletter!

In this newsletter we will be spotlighting a HisBA member!

If you'd like to nominate someone to be in the HisBA spotlight please send us a message with your nominee's information.

If you feel inclined to do so, you may also nominate yourself!

The Hispanic Bar Association (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong leadership through financial scholarships, mentorship programs, and public fora.

Join us next Friday, January 14th at noon to hear from our panelists US Magistrate Judge Andrew M. Edison, Amparo for Ju...
01/05/2022

Join us next Friday, January 14th at noon to hear from our panelists US Magistrate Judge Andrew M. Edison, Amparo for Justice and CEO Peter Altabef as they discuss "All Things Clerking".

Register today by selecting the link: http://ow.ly/pS5Y50HnTTq

This month we kick off our Advisory Board Highlight.The Advisory Board consists of 24 members. These individuals provide...
12/22/2021

This month we kick off our Advisory Board Highlight.

The Advisory Board consists of 24 members. These individuals provide advice and support to the HisBA Officers and Board of Directors. They are also tasked with collecting and consolidating historical information to preserve the HisBA legacy for future members. As we look to grow we will rely on the experience and insights of our Advisory Board to ensure we stay true to our mission.

There's no better way to serve the Spanish speaking community than... Volunteer for Consejos Legales (Virtual)!Consejos ...
11/30/2021
Consejos Legales Registro Voluntario

There's no better way to serve the Spanish speaking community than...

Volunteer for Consejos Legales (Virtual)!

Consejos Legales is this Thursday, December 2nd from 6-8 PM. Currently we have 6 volunteers and are in need of more as we have seen the call volume increase.

Start off the Christmas season the right way: by giving and supporting the Spanish speaking community.

You make a living by what you make. You make a life by what you give. If you have not volunteered this year then this is a perfect opportunity to support. Join us by registering at the link below.

Date and Time
Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

To sign up go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084ba9ad23aafc1-consejos1

Any licensed attorney may register to volunteer to participate in Consejos Legales.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston!
11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving from the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston!

EXTRA!! EXTRA!!! 📰HisBA's November newsletter is out! In Honor of Veteran's Day we spotlight our Board Members who are a...
11/11/2021

EXTRA!! EXTRA!!! 📰

HisBA's November newsletter is out!

In Honor of Veteran's Day we spotlight our Board Members who are also veterans!

Please visit: https://hisbahouston.com/Newsletters

In just 2 days!! ⏰HisBA invites you to view our November newsletter to be released on November 11, Veteran's Day! In Hon...
11/09/2021

In just 2 days!! ⏰
HisBA invites you to view our November newsletter to be released on November 11, Veteran's Day!

In Honor of Veteran's Day we will spotlight our Board Members who are also veterans! 😄

If you'd like to check out our previous newsletters please visit: https://hisbahouston.com/Newsletters

HisBA invites you to view our November newsletter to be released on November 11, Veteran's Day! In Honor of Veteran's Da...
11/04/2021

HisBA invites you to view our November newsletter to be released on November 11, Veteran's Day!

In Honor of Veteran's Day we will spotlight our Board Members who are also veterans! 😄

If you'd like to check out our previous newsletters please visit: https://hisbahouston.com/Newsletters

Happy Halloween HisBA Members! 👻Tomorrow, November 1st, the Mentorship Committee will be hosting a meet and greet at St....
10/31/2021
HisBA Mentorship Program Meet & Greet

Happy Halloween HisBA Members! 👻

Tomorrow, November 1st, the Mentorship Committee will be hosting a meet and greet at St. Arnold's Brewery from 6pm to 8pm! 🍻

It's not too late to become a mentor!

Join us on November 1st!

10/14/2021

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston supports Texas Latinx Judges and we encourage our membership to attend this event and consider becoming a member!

Get ready for Texas Latinx Judge's First CLE! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21ST 12PM CST Amazing panel ready to discuss the Ethical...
10/14/2021

Get ready for Texas Latinx Judge's First CLE!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21ST 12PM CST

Amazing panel ready to discuss the Ethical Dos and Don'ts!

Register at https://www.texaslatinxjudges.org/store

In the Sept. 2021 issue of the Texas Bar Journal,* the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is recognized as the ...
08/29/2021

In the Sept. 2021 issue of the Texas Bar Journal,* the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is recognized as the State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section Bar Association of the Year! This award is given to only 1 bar association state-wide each year.

Congratulations to HisBA's membership, Board of Directors and Advisory Board--this award belongs to each one of you for an excellent year of service to our community.

On behalf of HisBA, thank you to the State Bar of Texas and the Hispanic Issues Section for this award! We are truly grateful.

*The Texas Bar Journal is the official publication of the State Bar of Texas and the only legal publication reaching every attorney in Texas. Current circulation over 120,000.

To join or learn more about HisBA, visit: www.hisbahouston.com.

Thank you Chamberlain Hrdlicka for becoming a Silver Sponsor!  We very much appreciate not only your generous support, b...
06/23/2021

Thank you Chamberlain Hrdlicka for becoming a Silver Sponsor! We very much appreciate not only your generous support, but also the contributions and leadership HisBA receives from three Chamberlain shareholders: Juan Vasquez, Diana Gomez, and David Calvillo. Thank you, Chamberlain!

HisBA appreciates the support of Kim Ogg Harris County District Attorney!  Thank you so much for supporting our scholars...
06/23/2021

HisBA appreciates the support of Kim Ogg Harris County District Attorney! Thank you so much for supporting our scholarship program and becoming a Copper Sponsor!

HisBA Advisory Board member, Johnny Garza, and Miguel Adame, and their law firm, Adame Garza LLP, have again sponsored H...
06/22/2021

HisBA Advisory Board member, Johnny Garza, and Miguel Adame, and their law firm, Adame Garza LLP, have again sponsored HisBA’s Annual Gala! Thank you for your continued support!

Hess Corporation is sponsoring HisBA’s 33rd Annual Gala at the Bronze Level!  Many thanks to Hess Corporation and Assist...
06/22/2021

Hess Corporation is sponsoring HisBA’s 33rd Annual Gala at the Bronze Level! Many thanks to Hess Corporation and Assistant General Counsel Angelica Alfaro. As HisBA’s Immediate Past-President, Angie has the honor of introducing this year’s HisBA Judge of the Year, the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Thank you CenterPoint Energy for generously sponsoring HisBA’s 33rd Annual Gala at the Gold Level!  Thank you also to Ce...
06/22/2021

Thank you CenterPoint Energy for generously sponsoring HisBA’s 33rd Annual Gala at the Gold Level! Thank you also to Centerpoint Energy Senior Vice President, Jason M. Ryan, for your leadership and support of HisBA.

Many thanks to Patterson + Sheridan, LLP and HisBA Director Jessie Herrera!  HisBA recently awarded more than $28,000 in...
06/21/2021

Many thanks to Patterson + Sheridan, LLP and HisBA Director Jessie Herrera! HisBA recently awarded more than $28,000 in scholarships, and it wouldn't be possible without the generous support of sponsors like you!

HisBA is proud to receive the support of Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem LLP.  Partners @George Diaz-Arrastia, Andrew S...
06/21/2021

HisBA is proud to receive the support of Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem LLP. Partners @George Diaz-Arrastia, Andrew Schirrmeister, and Mike Brem have consistently supported HisBA for many years, and we very much appreciate your generosity.

Many thanks to Celia Balli and KBR for their generous support of HisBA!  We appreciate the many leaders in our community...
06/21/2021

Many thanks to Celia Balli and KBR for their generous support of HisBA! We appreciate the many leaders in our community who continue to support HisBA and the many students who benefit from our scholarship program. Thank you!

HisBA thanks Judge Lesley Briones and HisBA President Adán D. Briones for becoming Gold Sponsors.  We also thank Judge L...
06/21/2021

HisBA thanks Judge Lesley Briones and HisBA President Adán D. Briones for becoming Gold Sponsors. We also thank Judge Lesley Briones for her other contributions to HisBA this year, both as a Mentor in HisBA’s Inaugural Mentorship Program, as well as a featured speaker in one of HisBA Forums.

HisBA is honored to have Justice Amparo Guerra serve on our Board of Directors, where she contributes her passion, wisdo...
06/21/2021

HisBA is honored to have Justice Amparo Guerra serve on our Board of Directors, where she contributes her passion, wisdom, and leadership to support HisBA and its mission. In addition to her valuable service, Justice Guerra is proudly sponsoring HisBA’s 33rd Annual Gala. Thank you, Justice Guerra, for all that you do to make HisBA a better organization. Amparo for Justice

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Everyone is invited THIS SUNDAY 3/13 from 10am-noon (remember to spring forward for Daylight Savings Time!) to join us at Tacodeli on Washington Ave. as we prepare activity bags for the Wesley Community Center’s senior citizen Spring Kickoff event! Come enjoy breakfast tacos, socialize with mentors and mentees, and contribute to a great cause. All details are in the attached flyer – please make sure to RSVP here if you plan to attend. We have created the following Amazon Wishlist for materials to fill the activity bags if you would like to donate some fun supplies: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/122TEM9KNPI5N?ref_=wl_share Please make sure to select “Lena Silva” as the shipping address so your contributions are added to the bags and given to the senior citizens served at Wesley Community Center
Our February Spotlight David DeAnda! David DeAnda is Chief Legal Officer of Associated Credit Union of Texas in League City. Originally from Presidio, Texas, David worked as an internal auditor and commercial lender for 9 years before attending law school. Prior to joining the credit union, David was an attorney with Locke Lord in Houston, Texas where he worked in the Business Tax section of the firm and focused on corporate, business taxation, and aviation matters.
In case you missed HisBa's 💞February 😍 Newsletter here's a link! https://sway.office.com/1NpwFCTfsBbAS0h8
HisBA Treasurer Luke Gilman was published recently in the Texas Lawyer. We are proud of his contributions to the legal community and grateful for his service to the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston! Proud of you, Luke! Keep up the good work!
In case you missed our January HisBA member spotlight in our newsletter, here it is! Arturo G. Michel the City of Houston Attorney! Stay tuned for the next HisBa member spotlight in February's newsletter! 📰
In just 2 days HisBA will be releasing the January Newsletter! In this newsletter we will be spotlighting a HisBA member! If you'd like to nominate someone to be in the HisBA spotlight please send us a message with your nominee's information. If you feel inclined to do so, you may also nominate yourself!
Join us next Friday, January 14th at noon to hear from our panelists US Magistrate Judge Andrew M. Edison, Amparo for Justice and CEO Peter Altabef as they discuss "All Things Clerking". Register today by selecting the link: http://ow.ly/pS5Y50HnTTq
View this month's Newsletter. Happy Holidays! https://sway.office.com/mk3Vwtxw6rGx6pEL
This month we kick off our Advisory Board Highlight. The Advisory Board consists of 24 members. These individuals provide advice and support to the HisBA Officers and Board of Directors. They are also tasked with collecting and consolidating historical information to preserve the HisBA legacy for future members. As we look to grow we will rely on the experience and insights of our Advisory Board to ensure we stay true to our mission.
There's no better way to serve the Spanish speaking community than... Volunteer for Consejos Legales (Virtual)! Consejos Legales is this Thursday, December 2nd from 6-8 PM. Currently we have 6 volunteers and are in need of more as we have seen the call volume increase. Start off the Christmas season the right way: by giving and supporting the Spanish speaking community. You make a living by what you make. You make a life by what you give. If you have not volunteered this year then this is a perfect opportunity to support. Join us by registering at the link below. Date and Time Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. To sign up go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084ba9ad23aafc1-consejos1
Happy Thanksgiving from the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston!
HisBA invites you to participate in a Free CLE from Texas Latinx Judges!! Sign up for more information on how to Navigate the Federal Judge Appointment Process! Don't miss it! December 1, 2021 from 12 - 1 pm CST. Sign up here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8evok2CsQbql2Is5EAgGog