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Barristers’ BallOur signature fundraiser, "The Barristers' Ball”, has been the principal means of raising scholarship funds for Houston area law students in need of financial assistance. We look forward to seeing you at our next event.
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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
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
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
We would like to thank our generous supporters and corporate sponsors for helping us raise over $80,000 during our 2011 Barristers’ Ball fundraiser.
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)
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
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
Samuel Louis, (Spouse of SHB Member, Melanie Louis) was promoted Deputy Criminal Chief of Fraud for U.S. Attorney’s office (July 2011).
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
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
Our March 2011 membership meeting, which also celebrated National Barristers Wives Day, once again enriched us with five new members: Tameika Badger-Carter (Wilvin) Kimberly Murphy (Micheal) Sandra W. Robinson (Terrence) Ashleigh Rosette (Christopher) Lisa Brindle Talbot (David)
Marlen D. Whitley, (Spouse of SHB Member, Laura Whitley), became partner with Thompson & Knight (02/16/2011). A member of the corporate and securities practice group with Thompson & Knight. He represents and advises clients in corporate finance, acquisitions, mergers, and … Continue reading
Ronald Green, (Spouse of SHB Member, Hilary Green), was elected the first African-American City Comptoller of Houston, TX. (2010).
SHB Member, Carolyn Aiman was promoted in 2010 to Associate Counsel at Shell Oil. She is responsible for overseeing the legal work for all major projects for the Americas (US, Canada, and South America).
A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., (Spouse of SHB Member, Susan Wickliff), Managing Shareholder of Epstein Becker Green Wickliff & Hall, P.C. (Houston Office), Named One of the Top 25 Texas Lawyers of the Past 25 Years. The Texas Lawyer Magazine announced the … Continue reading
Former Texas 1st Court of Appeals Justice, George C. Hanks, Jr. (Spouse of SHB Member, Stacey L. Hanks), was officially sworn-in as a US Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of Texas on September 13, 2010. Judge Hanks replaces The … Continue reading
T. Deon Warner, a local transactional attorney (Spouse of SHB Member, Sharonda Pettiett-Warner), was recently appointed by Mayor Annise Parker, as a board member of the City of Houston Convention Center Hotel Corporation.
To learn more about SHB, Inc. please review our history on the “About SHB” link. Review information about our major scholarship fundraiser “The Barristers’ Ball” from the “Scholarships” link. The next “Barristers’ Ball” is scheduled for November 11, 2011. Meet the members … Continue reading
Barristers’ Ball 2009 In 2009 the Spouses of Houston Barristers held it’s Barristers’ Ball at the Four Seasons Hotel. Through the generosity of individual supporters and corporate sponsors this was our most successful fundraising year ever, raising over $95,000. As … Continue reading