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Membership Mixer with Hispanic Bar Association of Austin – August 23

Please join us as we partner with the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin for a chance to mix, mingle, and meet members of the judiciary. Enjoy the musical stylings of DJ Feeniks, door prizes, and complimentary drinks and appetizers for members!


Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 5:00—8:00 PM
Concrete Cowboy
719 W. 6th St
Austin, TX 78701


Please RSVP on Facebook or by emailing HBAA.


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Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events involving the Hispanic Issues Section or local Hispanic bar associations, or other sections of the State Bar of Texas.  Click on event listings for registration information.


Special Events


Want your event on the list?  Email us!

  • August 14, 2018 – 2017 Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card Reception – Foley and Gardere, Austin – Event Info
  • August 23, 2018 – Joint Mixer with Hispanic Bar Association of Austin – Event Info
  • September 7, 2018 – MABA Houston All Day CLE – South Texas College of Law Houston
  • September 27, 2018 – Hispanic Bar Association of Austin – Hispanic Heritage Luncheon – Line Hotel, Downtown Austin – Event Info
  • October 17-19, 2018 – Texas Minority Counsel Program – Westin Houston, Memorial City – BrochureRegister
  • October 26, 2018 – MABA Houston Scholarship Gala – Royal Sonesta, Houston – Event Info


Local Hispanic Bar Association Monthly Meetings


This list has information about regular monthly meetings for local associations around Texas.  If you have any updated information or want to add your group to the list, please email us!

Austin – Hispanic Bar Association of Austin

Monthly meetings typically are held on the second Friday of each month at noon at the offices of the Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Avenue, 7th Floor.  Main websiteemail

Houston – Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston

Monthly meetings typically are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 (monthly CLE) and 6:45 (meeting) at Pico’s Restaurant, 3601 Kirby.  Facebook pageemail

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New 2018-2019 HIS Officers

The Hispanic Issues Section has selected its officers for the 2018-2019 bar year.  Your officers for 2018-2019 are:


  • Justice Gina M. Benavides, Chair
  • Valerie Carrillo, Chair-Elect
  • Larry Banda, Vice-Chair
  • Judge Victor Villareal, Secretary
  • Jamie Vasquez, Treasurer
  • Betty Balli Torres, Immediate Past Chair