Press Release: Barristers’ Ball 2017

Contact Andrea Sneed Jackson    Andrea A. Hollingsworth


September 22, 2017

Barristers’ Ball 2017

Law Student Scholarship Fundraiser Event

Houston, TX, September 22, 2017– Fundraiser, 2017 Spouses of Houston Barristers’ Ball will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7 PM, 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.

The purpose of the scholarship fundraiser is to provide financial assistance to second & third year 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.

Since 1957, the Spouses of Houston Barristers’ Ball has recognized and honored many distinguished legal professionals in our community while also financially supporting our future legal scholars.  Over the years, the Spouses of Houston Barristers have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving Houston law school students.  For additional information you can visit our website to read about how past recipients have benefitted from your generous contributions.

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The Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB), is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the legal profession through educational, civic, cultural, and social services in the community.

If you would like more information about our organization or the fundraising event, please email us at or visit our website at