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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We are very proud of this month's HisBA Forums discussion, "What it Takes to become a Judge," featuring members of our o...
02/09/2021

We are very proud of this month's HisBA Forums discussion, "What it Takes to become a Judge," featuring members of our organization!

Join us and learn how Justice Veronica Rivas-Molloy, Justice Amparo Guerra, Judge Michael Gomez, and Judge Lesley Briones made their respective ways to the bench. 1.0 hr. TX CLE credit with 0.25 hr. ethics credit.

February 23, 2021 | 2:00-3:00 P.M.

Free event. Please share with your networks!

Registration: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=51&ts=1612894270

To learn more about HisBA, please visit our website: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=51&ts=1612894270

Special thank you to our Event Sponsor Chamberlain Hrdlicka and HisBA Forums Underwriter Foley & Lardner LLP.

June 2021 - In the House (teaser)
02/05/2021

June 2021 - In the House (teaser)

May 2021 - Life in BIG Law (teaser)
02/05/2021

May 2021 - Life in BIG Law (teaser)

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong l...
01/13/2021

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong leadership through public forums.

As a new member benefit, HisBA is organizing a series of discussions on topics important to the Hispanic and Latino community.

Called the "HisBA Forums," each month we will invite a panel of leaders and experts to help our membership better understand the important issues of our day.

These event are free for HisBA members and $10 for the general public. All proceeds go towards HisBA's general fund used for scholarships, community events, CLEs, networking events, etc.

A BIG thank you to our sponsors!

Hope you can join us for our next HisBA Forums event, Jan. 26 from 2-3 P.M. (online). We will be showcasing many of our ...
01/13/2021

Hope you can join us for our next HisBA Forums event, Jan. 26 from 2-3 P.M. (online). We will be showcasing many of our own on this very important topic of mentorship.

Registration: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=50&ts=1610563285

Thank you to our January event sponsor, DHR Law Firm and HisBA Forums Underwriter Foley & Lardner LLP for your financial support!

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston invites you and your friends to a special event with HPD Chief Art Acevedo and H...
12/21/2020

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston invites you and your friends to a special event with HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tomorrow, Dec. 22nd from 2:00-3:00 P.M.

Our law enforcement leaders will share why they got into public service, what the Houston Police Department and Harris County Sheriff's Office are doing regarding community outreach, and how lawyers can help bridge the gaps between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

Free event and all are welcome! Please share with your Faceook and Linkedin networks.

Register here: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=49&ts=1607623159

Thank you to our sponsor Monty & Ramirez LLP and underwriter Foley & Lardner LLP for your support!

Dec. 2020 - Law Enforcement and the Hispanic Community
12/07/2020

Dec. 2020 - Law Enforcement and the Hispanic Community

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston's mission includes providing public forums to empower the Hispanic community to ...
12/07/2020
The HisBA Forums Presents: Law Enforcement and the Hispanic Community

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston's mission includes providing public forums to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership.

In pursuit of our mission, the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston hosts the "HisBA Forums," a series of discussions addressing issues important to the Hispanic community.

This month, we are honored to have Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez participating.

This month's topic: Law Enforcement and the Hispanic Community, moderated by Harris County Attorney-Elect Christian Menefee.

Dec. 22, 2020, 2-3 P.M.

This event is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.

Registration and speaker information can be found here: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=49&ts=1606262407

Thank you Foley & Lardner LLP and Monty & Ramirez LLP for your support!

To learn more about the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, please visit: https://hisbahouston.com/.

Read more and register below

Our friends at the Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar of Texas are hosting a Legislative Preview CLE on December 1...
12/04/2020

Our friends at the Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar of Texas are hosting a Legislative Preview CLE on December 16 to discuss “What Lies Ahead for the Hispanic Community?” We look forward to a good discussion from such a distinguished panel.

What Lies Ahead for the Hispanic Community? That's the topic of our Legislative Preview CLE on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at noon.

Speakers include:
Representative Rafael Anchía, Chair of Mexican American Legislative Caucus
Senator José Menéndez, Chair of the Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus
Congressman Joaquin Castro, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, Freshman Representative, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

CLE Co-Hosts include:
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
El Paso Bar Association
Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio

Join us for an interesting, engaging, non-partisan discussion on issues likely to dominate the upcoming legislative sessions!

HisBA's mission includes providing public forums to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership. This ye...
12/02/2020

HisBA's mission includes providing public forums to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership.

This year we are pleased to offer our membership the "HisBA Forums," a series of discussions addressing issues important to the Hispanic community.

For Dec. 2020, the HisBA Forums is very excited to present:

Law Enforcement and the Hispanic Community, with Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Dec. 22, 2020, 2-3 P.M.

This event is free for the general public. Registration and speaker information can be found here: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=49&ts=1606262407

Thank you to Foley & Lardner LLP and Monty & Ramirez LLP for your generous contributions!

To learn more about HisBA, please visit: https://hisbahouston.com/.

A member asked us to share this wonderful job opportunity!https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_S...
11/17/2020
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A member asked us to share this wonderful job opportunity!

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Tomorrow, the HisBA Forums will discuss "Public Health, Coronavirus and the Hispanic Community," sponsored by William "B...
11/16/2020

Tomorrow, the HisBA Forums will discuss "Public Health, Coronavirus and the Hispanic Community," sponsored by William "Bill" Gordon, Partner at King & Spalding.

We have an exciting line up this month!

Maribel Sifuentes will present on her work at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Christina Venegas will share some of her experiences as a nurse on the frontlines of the pandemic at CHI St. Lukes Health.

Veronica Jacobs will share options provided by Houston Volunteer Lawyers for low-income citizens adversely impacted by the crisis.

HisBA's own Daniel N. Ramirez, an employment and immigration partner at at Monty & Ramirez LLP, will share how corporations have responded to Covid with respect to their office spaces and employees.

To register: https://lnkd.in/gnHix-4.

This is a free member benefit that would not be possible without the support of the HisBA Forums committee: Adan D. Briones, Jessica Gonzalez, Daniel Rodriguez, Eric Munoz, Mayra Cuello J.D. Thanks for all of your contributions!

If you'd like to join HisBA you can do so here: https://lnkd.in/etq3XF3.Hi

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong l...
11/12/2020

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong leadership through public forums.

As a new member benefit, HisBA is organizing a series of discussions on topics important to the Hispanic and Latino community.

Called the "HisBA Forums," each month we will invite a panel of leaders and experts to help our membership better understand the important issues of our day.

These event are free for HisBA members and $10 for the general public. All proceeds go towards HisBA's general fund used for scholarships, community events, CLEs, networking events, etc.

A BIG thank you to our sponsors!

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong l...
11/12/2020

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong leadership through public forums.

As a new member benefit, HisBA is organizing a series of discussions on topics important to the Hispanic and Latino community.

Called the "HisBA Forums," each month we will invite a panel of leaders and experts to help our membership better understand the important issues of our day.

These event are free for HisBA members and $10 for the general public. All proceeds go towards HisBA's general fund used for scholarships, community events, CLEs, networking events, etc.

A BIG thank you to our sponsors!

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong l...
11/12/2020

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (HisBA) is committed to empowering the Hispanic community by developing strong leadership through public forums.

As a new member benefit, HisBA is organizing a series of discussions on topics important to the Hispanic and Latino community.

Called the "HisBA Forums," each month we will invite a panel of leaders and experts to help our membership better understand the important issues of our day.

These event are free for HisBA members and $10 for the general public. All proceeds go towards HisBA's general fund used for scholarships, community events, CLEs, networking events, etc.

A BIG thank you to our sponsors!

You can learn more about joining here: https://hisbahouston.com/join.php

HisBA's mission includes, in part, providing public fora to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership....
10/17/2020

HisBA's mission includes, in part, providing public fora to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership.

This year we are pleased to offer our membership "The HisBA Forums," a series of discussions addressing issues important to the Hispanic community.

For Oct. 2020, The HisBA Forums presents:

U.S. Election 2020 - Important Issues to the Hispanic Community (presented by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP)

Oct. 27, 2020, 2-3 P.M.

To register and for more information on our speakers and moderator: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=38&ts=1602871535

This event is free for HisBA members and $10 for the general public.

There's still time to register for today's first ever HisBA Forums event! Come support our panelists and moderator, Edga...
09/30/2020

There's still time to register for today's first ever HisBA Forums event! Come support our panelists and moderator, Edgar Saldivar, a former Director and President-elect of HisBA.

Our topic will be "Black Lives Matter, How we can be allies in the Civil Rights movement"

Registration Link:https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=31&ts=1601323730

HisBA's mission includes, in part, providing public fora to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership....
09/21/2020

HisBA's mission includes, in part, providing public fora to empower the Hispanic community to develop strong leadership.

This year we are pleased to offer our membership "The HisBA Forums Presents," a series of discussions addressing issues important to the Hispanic community.

For Sept. 2020, The HisBA Forums Presents:

Black Lives Matter - How we can be allies in the Civil Rights movement.

Sept. 30, 2020, 2-3 P.M.

To register and for more information on our speakers and moderator: https://hisbahouston.com/meetinginfo.php?id=31&ts=1600374512

Please support this fun and important event.  More details below.
08/20/2020

Please support this fun and important event. More details below.

Join the Hispanic Issues Section for a fun night of “LAW"tería, based on the popular lotería game. This virtual fundraiser takes place Sept. 16 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. via Zoom and will feature special guest 'callers', door prizes, and intermission entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Texas legal aid programs helping vulnerable members of our communities who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Get your "LAW"teria card and learn more, at: http://www.teajf.org/donate/LawTeria.aspx

Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
08/10/2020

Hispanic Bar Association of Houston

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston held its annual Board of Directors retreat this past weekend and we are excited ...
08/03/2020

The Hispanic Bar Association of Houston held its annual Board of Directors retreat this past weekend and we are excited for the coming year!

Our 2020-21 Officers: Adán D. Briones, Sergio V. Leal, Natalie Alfaro Gonzales, Rocio Mendoza, Luke Gilman, and Angelica Alfaro. We look forward to their leadership this year!

HisBA Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd
06/05/2020

HisBA Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd

HisBA Board member Joe Villarreal advertising Consejos Legales on Univision Ch. 45 news. Please share with your Spanish-...
06/01/2020
Programa ofrece asesoría legal migratoria en español

HisBA Board member Joe Villarreal advertising Consejos Legales on Univision Ch. 45 news. Please share with your Spanish-speaking friends and communities.

El miembro de la Junta de HisBA Joe Villarreal anunciando Consejos Legales en Univision Ch. 45 noticias. Por favor, comparta con sus amigos y comunidades que hablen español.

https://www.univision.com/local/houston-kxln/programa-ofrece-asesoria-legal-migratoria-en-espanol-video

Joe Villarreal, de la organización MABAH, habla del programa que ofrece asesoría legal en torno a procesos migratorios, que se han visto afectados por el coronavirus.

We are so thankful for the following Donors to our Scholarship Program.  While HisBA’s 2020 Annual Gala was cancelled, H...
05/28/2020
Hispanic Bar Association of Houston - 2020 Scholarship Program Donors

We are so thankful for the following Donors to our Scholarship Program. While HisBA’s 2020 Annual Gala was cancelled, HisBA remained committed to awarding the law school scholarships that would have been presented at the Gala, and these donors remained committed to supporting HisBA’s efforts in that regard.

With the support of these donors, HisBA is able to fulfill not only these law school scholarships, but also the High School Scholarships. Thank you!

GOLD SPONSORS:

ExxonMobil

Shell

Winstead PC

SILVER SPONSOR:

Jones Walker LLP

BRONZE SPONSORS:

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

DLA Piper

Baker Botts LLP

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Porter Hedges LLP

https://hisbahouston.com/2020_Scholarship_Program_Donors_

We are so thankful for the following Donors to our Scholarship Program.  While HisBA’s 2020 Annual Gala was cancelled, HisBA remained committed to awarding the law school scholarships that would have been presented at the Gala, and these donors remained committed to supporting HisBA’s efforts i...

05/05/2020

MAY 7 - CONSEJOS LEGALES GOES VIRTUAL!

Have you ever wanted to provide volunteer legal services with Consejos Legales, but couldn't make the drive downtown? No longer a problem! Consejos Legales has gone virtual!

You can now maintain social distance while lending your legal expertise to the Spanish speaking community!

To volunteer, please respond to [email protected].

Date and Time
Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Address

1001 Fannin St
Houston, TX
77002

General information

Hispanic Bar Association of Houston P.O. Box 3611 Houston, TX 77253 [email protected] Phone: 713.469.4455

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