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Here’s the latest news from the Spouses of Houston Barristers …


Barristers’ Ball 2017

Please join the Spouses of Houston Barristers on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel – Houston Galleria. We are proud to honor two of Houston’s most distinguished legal minds: U.S. District Judge Alfred H. Bennett, and Shauna … Continue reading

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SHB Awards $25,000 in Scholarships – Fall 2016

The Spouses of Houston Barristers are pleased to announce the awarding of $25,000 in scholarships to following deserving law students attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law and University of Houston Law Center: Thurgood Marshall School of Law:      Blessing … Continue reading

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It’s a Masquerade Ball ….

2015 Spouses of Houston Barristers’ Ball will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Omni Houston Hotel – Riverway. We are proud to honor two of Houston’s most distinguished attorneys, Rufus Cormier and Robert Jones. Spouses of Houston … Continue reading

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Houston Style Magazine Press Release, Barristers’ Ball 2015

SHB is excited to share the press release included in the Houston Style Magazine for 2015 Barristers’ Ball! Please see the link below: http://stylemagazine.com/news/2015/oct/21/event-spouses-houston-barristers-ball/

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SHB Awards $20,000 in Scholarships – Fall 2015

The Spouses of Houston Barristers are pleased to announce the awarding of another $20,000 in scholarships this fall 2015 to six deserving law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, &  University of Houston Law … Continue reading

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Barristers’ Ball 2015

2015 Spouses of Houston Barristers’ Ball will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Omni Houston Hotel – Riverway. We are proud to honor two of Houston’s most distinguished attorneys, Rufus Cormier and Robert Jones. Spouses of Houston … Continue reading

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SHB Member, Ja’nice Sparks sworn in as the 35th President of NABBS, Inc.

SHB is a chapter of the National Association of the Bench and Bar Spouses (NABBS), which is an arm of the National Bar Association.  On July 22, 2015, at NABBS 64th National Convention, in conjunction with the National Bar Association’s … Continue reading

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U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas, George C. Hanks, Jr.

The U.S. Senate confirmed George C. Hanks, Jr. (Spouse of SHB Member, Stacey L. Hanks), presidential nomination to be a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas by a unanimous vote of 91 to 0 on April … Continue reading

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SHB Awards $20,000 to 2014 Scholarship Recipients

In August 2014, Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB) awarded $20,000 in scholarships to four deserving law students.  These students are second & third year law students attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and The University of … Continue reading

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Former SHB Scholarship Recipient Made Partner at Jackson Walker L.L.P.

Former SHB Scholarship Recipient Chevazz Brown, in the Litigation section of Jackson Walker L.L.P.  made Partner in February 2015.   Mr. Brown was one of our 2005 & 2006 Scholarship Recipients. Congratulations from the Spouses of Houston Barristers on your accomplishment.

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Barristers’ Ball 2013

Spouses of Houston Barristers, a non-profit organization, will hold its biennial Barristers’ Ball on Friday, November 8, 2013 at the Petroleum Club of Houston. Our theme, “Continuing the Legacy”, recognizes community leaders dedicated to the cause of diversity and inclusion … Continue reading

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SHB Awards $20,000 to 2013 Scholarship Recipients

In August 2013, Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB) awarded $20,000 in scholarships to four deserving law students.  These students are second & third year law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern … Continue reading

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SHB Awards $20,000 to 2012 Scholarship Recipients

In August 2012, Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB) awarded $20,000 in scholarships to five deserving law students.  These students are second & third year law students attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and The University of … Continue reading

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$80,000 Raised at 2011 Barristers’ Ball

We would like to thank our generous supporters and corporate sponsors for helping us raise over $80,000 during our 2011 Barristers’ Ball fundraiser.

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SHB Newest Members for 2012

Our March 2012 membership meeting, once again enriched us with four new members: Mignon Smith (Kebaru), Michell Duckett-Hadgebeth (Reggie), Chalita Cyprian and Daj Rhodes (CE)

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Barristers’ Ball 2011

Our signature fundraiser, “The Barristers’ Ball,” will be held this fall at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston.  This year’s Gala chairs are Sharonda Warner and Yoshida Kirkwood.  To learn more about this scholarship fundraiser,click on the “Scholarships” tab.  … Continue reading

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SHB Awards $21,500 to 2011 Scholarship Recipients

In August 2011, Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB) awarded $21,500.00 in scholarships to four deserving law students.  These students are second & third year law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern … Continue reading

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Samuel Louis, Promoted to Deputy Criminal Chief of Program Fraud

Samuel Louis, (Spouse of SHB Member, Melanie Louis) was promoted Deputy Criminal Chief of Fraud for U.S. Attorney’s office (July 2011).

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SHB Awards $25,000 to 2010 Scholarship Recipients

In August 2010, Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB) awarded another $25,000.00 in scholarships to deserving law students pursuing legal careers.  Stacey Hanks oversees this project and our scholarships now capture the eyes of all the law schools in Houston.  To … Continue reading

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SHB Members Participate in the HBA Will-a-thon

May 17, 2011 HBA Will-a-thon @ the Third Ward Multi-Purpose Center. 123 low-income senior citizens received estate planning documents that might not otherwise have been available to them.  The following members participated as Witnesses and/or Notaries for this most worthy … Continue reading

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