The committee coordinates the HBA’s Interprofessional Drug Education Alliance (IDEA) in the fall and spring each bar year. The committee is responsible for recruiting medical professionals and attorneys to volunteer to educate 5th graders on the medical and legal consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. The committee reviews and updates the legal information included in the training materials used for the volunteers.

Click here to sign up as a volunteer for the IDEA program on February 4, 2020

Learn more about the IDEA program.

Thanks for making the program a success!




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Our volunteer attorneys and medical professionals gave local fifth graders a great I.D.E.A. yesterday in honor of #redribbonweek – teaching students about the medical and legal consequences of substance abuse, and how to say "NO!"

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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:

Derick Mendoza, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
Megan Scott, Harris County District Attorney’s Office

For more information on this committee, contact Christina Trevino at or (713) 759-1133.