Scholarship Overview

The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to second & third year ethnic minority law students completing their legal education at South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and The University of Houston Law Center.  In turn, our scholarship recipients have excelled in the study of law and become true leaders in their professions.  The next scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 fall semester.

Barristers’ Ball 2017

Please Note: As of November 08, 2017: All Sponsorship Tables, Ads and Individual Ticket Sales have been CLOSED for the 2017 Barristers’ Ball.

Andrea Sneed Jackson
Andrea A. Hollingsworth
– Event Chairs

2017 Spouses of Houston Barristers’ Ball will be held 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 Johnson Clark, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright.

 2017  Barristers’ Ball Sponsors

Bracewell LLP

Cozen O’Connor
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Texas Southern University

Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
The Bonner Law Firm, PC
Clyde J. Moore Attorney at Law
Jackson Walker LLP
K&L Gates LLP
Lam, Lyn & Philip PC
Mesirow Financial
Phillips Kaiser PLLC
Shell Oil Company
Shelton Sparks & Associates LLC
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
University of Houston Law Center
Warner & Associates PLLC

Thank you in advance for your consideration in supporting scholarships to deserving Houston law school students.

SHB’s success is dependent upon member volunteers and tax-deductible financial contributions from corporations and individuals who share the desire to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Scholarships have long been a primary focus for the Spouses of Houston Barristers. Since inception, the biennial Barristers’ Ball has been the principal means of raising scholarship funds for Houston area law school students in need of financial assistance.

The Spouses of Houston Barristers is a not-for-profit corporation recognized by the IRS under section 501(c)(3).