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HBAA Announces Endorsements for 2018 Elections

The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin recently had its endorsement meeting to hear from and consider endorsements for candidates in 2018 judicial and related races.  Please click here for the press release announcing our endorsements.  Thank you to all the candidates and HBAA members that attended!

April 2018 Happy Hour Courtesy of Bellhops

HBAA will host a happy hour on April 11, from 5:30 - 7:00 PM, location to be determined.  April's happy hour has kindly been sponsored by Bellhops, an online provider of local moving services - thank you to Bellhops!  Click the logo below if you would like to visit their website.

Diversity Bar Happy Hour - February 15

Join us a happy hour to be hosted by Austin's diversity and affinity bars, including the HBAA!

Date and time: February 15, 2018 at 5:30
Location: Seller's Underground, 213 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

FREE CLE Event - February 9

The HBAA is sponsoring a free CLE event on opening and closing arguments on February 9, 2018 at noon at Burns, Anderson, Jury and Brenner LLP, 4807 Spicewood Springs, Bldg. 4, off of Hwy 360.  

Lunch is provided and this is a great event (especially for young attorneys) who want to learn more about the trial and pre-trial process!  RSVP here!

HBAA Sponsors Thanksgiving Baskets for Families in Need - 2017

The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin (HBAA) sponsored its annual Thanksgiving Basket Project in conjunction with the South Austin Neighborhood Center again this year on November 15th and 16th. As it has done for the past 20 (!) years, HBAA provided 60 families with turkeys and canned and fresh foods for their Thanksgiving meal. 

As has been the case in recent years, HBAA and other generous firms and individual donors came together to raise the funds necessary to obtain the food... More »

Austin Minority Bar Associations Release 2016 Diversity Report Card

On August 10, 2017, the minority bar associations in Austin, including the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, collectively presented the results of the 2016 Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card at an event  graciously hosted by Gardere in its downtown Austin office.  See our Law Firm Diversity page for more information, or click to see the 2016 Report Card and 2016 Press Release.

Thank You to the Sponsors of the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon!

A big thank you to the organizations and individuals who graciously have agreed to sponsor this year's 21st Annual Hispanic Heritage Luncheon, to be held Friday, September 22, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin.  If you have not done so already, please sign up!

Learn more about the history of the Hispanic Heritage Luncheon here.

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Hispanic Heritage Luncheon 2017 Announcement and Sponsorship Information

The 2017 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin, located at 700 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701. Registration begins at 11:30, and the program begins at noon.  Our keynote speaker this year will be Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin.  Learn more about the Consulate here (Spanish).  Our cultural speaker will be poet Zachary Caballero.  Learn more... More »

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