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Houston Bar Association fundraiser helps renovate elementary school library

The Houston Bar Association Lawyers for Literary Committee teamed with the Houston Independent School District Department of Library Services and Weekley Family YMCA to remodel Charles Shearn Elementary School’s library. HBA President Benny Agosto Jr., HBA Lawyers for Literacy Chairs Alvin Adjei, Karan Ciotti, and Chanler Langham helped spearhead the initiative. Fundraising generated $30,000 from...… Continue Reading

Attorneys read at 103 schools for Constitution Day

About 100 volunteers from the Houston Bar Association will read to classes in 103 Houston-area elementary schools on Tuesday, September 17, in commemoration of Constitution Day. A nationally recognized holiday, Constitution Day celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Every year, the HBA provides reading programs and activities to Harris County...… Continue Reading

Houston attorneys, judges reading at 100 schools for Constitution Day

More than 100 Houston Bar Association volunteers are expected to read to classes in 100 elementary schools in the Houston area today for Constitution Day. Attorneys and judges are reading and discussing the book Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio to elementary school students at 21 school districts at designated times throughout the day. Constitution Day commemorates...… Continue Reading

Harvest Celebration raises $735,200 in pro bono legal services

Houston area pro bono legal services received a big boost thanks to money raised at the 68th Harvest Celebration at the River Oaks Country Club. At the November 13 celebration, $735,200 in underwriting was raised to support pro bono legal services in Houston. The celebration benefits the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, a Houston Bar Association project...… Continue Reading