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Checkout our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/HCDLA/

For the most up to date information on our events and activities, please go to and “like” our open Facebook page: www.facebook.com/HCDLA.            

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HCDLA Officers and Directors Elections!

At the April meeting of the Board of Directors, we will elect new officers for the August 2017-2018 term.  At the regular May luncheon (May 4, 2017), the membership will elect a new Board of Directors for the same term. Please … Continue reading

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November 3, 2016 CLE Luncheon! Carrie Flaxman to speak on “Recent Supreme Court Victories and Impact on Texas.”

Carrie Flaxman to speak on “Recent Supreme Court Victories and Impact on Texas” – Free1 hour TX Bar CLE credit. This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements … Continue reading

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HBA Poll: Please Support Our Democratic Candidates!

Our Democratic candidates need your help and vote.  The Houston Bar Association’s 2016 Judicial Preference Poll is open for voting now. If you’re an HBA member, vote for our Democratic candidates in the poll right away.  It only takes a few minutes, and voters … Continue reading

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October 6, 2016 CLE Luncheon! Senator John Whitmire to speak on “Texas Legislative Issues.”

   

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Call to Serve on HCDLA Committees!

For HCDLA to have another successful year, we need actively engaged members to serve on our various committees. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have any interest in joining or chairing any of these committees: Clarence Darrow Award … Continue reading

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New Officers and Board Members Installed

At the Board meeting of HCDLA of April 28, 2016, the new officers and board members were installed, as indicated on the masthead on the left.  Congratulations to the new office holders and thank you for your service for those … Continue reading

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September 1, 2016 CLE Luncheon! Patricia Villafranca to speak on “Modern Anti-Terrorism and Outreach to the US Muslim Community.”

Patricia Villafranca, who recently retired after more than 28 years as an FBI Special Agent, will speak about “Modern Anti-Terrorism and Outreach to the US Muslim Community.”  At the time of her retirement, she served as the Congressional Affairs and … Continue reading

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Craig Jackson

Craig Jackson is Professor of Law at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas.  He studied at Rice University, The University of Texas School of Law, and the Johns Hopkins University, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies … Continue reading

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May 5, 2016 CLE Luncheon! Allan Van Fleet to speak on “The End of Affirmative Action.”

Allan Van Fleet is Senior Counsel with McDermott Will & Emery in Houston.  He previously was a partner with McDermott, a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, and a partner with Vinson & Elkins.  He is the former Chair of the American … Continue reading

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