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FREE Ethics CLE at Texas Tech School of Law

In conjunction with the Texas Tech Hispanic Law Students Association, the Hispanic Issues Section is proud to present a 1.5 hour ethics CLE at the Texas Tech School of Law on April 4, 2019.  This CLE is FREE!  No preregistration is needed.  Time and location details:


Thursday, April 4, 2019, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Texas Tech School of Law ~ Lanier Auditorium Room 153
3311 18th Street, Lubbock, TX


A free networking reception will follow.


Download the CLE flyer here – we hope to see you there!

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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!


  • April 4, 2019 – Free CLE and Reception at Texas Tech – Flyer
  • April 2019 – Mixer in Tyler
  • June 13-14, 2019 – State Bar Annual Meeting (HIS programming typically Thursday afternoon) – JW Marriott, Austin – Register


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

When held, monthly meetings are held on the second Friday of the 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 Lupe Tortilla, 1511 Shepherd Drive.  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