LGBTQ+

Established in 2019, the mission of the HBA LGBTQ+ Committee is to exemplify professionalism and to improve the practice of law through inclusion of different perspectives and the participation of LGBTQ+ attorneys and allies.

 

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Recent Events

LGBTQ+ Community Legal Symposium - March 11, 2020 at the Montrose Center

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Travis Torrence, Stacey E. Burke, Gary Schumann, and Elliott Beck.

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Judge Daryl Moore, Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and Jessica Rodriguez.

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Event attendees enjoyed informative presentations and networking.

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HBA Executive Director Mindy Davidson, Elliott Beck, and SLAGH President Deborah Lawson.

 

Coaching Circles Speed Networking - January 28, 2020 at Porter Hedges LLP

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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:
The Hon. Steven Kirkland, 334th District Court
The Hon. Daryl Moore, 333rd District Court
The Hon. Kim Ogg, Harris County District Attorney

Founding members:
Benny Agosto, Jr.
George Arnold
Emma R. Brockway
Christiana Childers
Mindy Davidson
Heath DeJean
Michael Herman
Lena Laurenzo
Deborah Lawson
Amanda McLeroy
David Miller
The Hon. Alice Oliver-Parrott
Tania Reyes
Jessica Rodriguez
Joseph Sanchez
Charles Shaw
Tara Shockley
Bonnie Simmons
Andrew J. Smith
Ryan Thompson
Samantha Thompson
Travis Torrence
Marcela Varela-Sisley
Bryan Vezey

 

For more information on this committee, contact Bonnie Simmons at bonnies@hba.org or (713) 759-1133.