Houston Chapter

Houston Officers

Ms. Erin Lunceford

President, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

Mr. Pete Patterson

President-Elect, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

Mr. Alistair Dawson

Treasurer, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

Mr. Alistair Dawson

Secretary, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

Mr. Pete Patterson

National Board Representative, HoustonChapter (12/31/19)

Mr. Andrew Alan Edison

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/20)

Mr. Don Kidd

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/20)

Mr. John H. Kim

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/20)

Ms. Manpreet Singh

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/20)

Ms. Gwen E. Richard

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/20)

Ms. Cindy Diggs

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

Mr. John Newton

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/19)

 

Mr. George E. “Buck” Cire

National Board Representative, Houston Chapter (12/31/21)

Houston Chapter News

Houston Honors 50-year Lawyers at Annual Dinner

The Houston chapter of ABOTA held its Annual Dinner and New Member Induction on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Briar Club. Over 200 people attended the event - which, in 2017, was changed to an Astros Watch Party, when they were in the World Series. At the...

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Kat Gallagher Receives 2016 Women In Law Award

KAT GALLAGHER RECEIVES 2016 WOMEN IN LAW AWARD March 23, 2016 – Beck Redden LLP is pleased to announce that partner Kat Gallagher has been selected by Lawyer Monthly magazine as a recipient of the 2016 Women in Law Award in recognition of her outstanding...

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Membership Nomination Forms for Houston Chapter

Here are the forms that are used SPECIFICALLY by the Houston chapter. The NOMINATION FORM, which requires a second nominator The WORKSHEETS (A,B,C and D) which must be signed by the nominee and the nominator. Worksheet A is the most important, as there...

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Benny Agosto, Jr. Honored

Hispanic National Bar Association President,  Recipient of Houston Texans’ Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award 2012 named one of the 101 Most Influential Leaders in the LatinoCommunity in America by  Latino Leaders Magazine. Benny is a partner at Abraham,...

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Houston Chapter Nominations and Forms

Here is the schedule for the 2018 Houston chapter nominations:
Nominations Open: February 1
Nominations Close: March 4
Committee Meeting: March 12
Vetting of Nominees due April 12
Executive Com Meeting: April 16
General Mtg/Vote: April 23 (Briar Club)

Note that our forms are slightly different from the National forms, so please use these forms.  They have the date 31818 in the lower right hand corner.

Houston ABOTA Chapter Nomination-031818 (PDF)
Houston ABOTA Chapter Nomination-031818 (Word)
– nominator completes and gets a Second Nominator to sign

2018 Houston Worksheets A-D (PDF)
2018 Houston Worksheets-031318 (Excel)
– There are 4 different sheets for different kinds of trial situations – nominee completes these, then Nominator reviews and signs

The Nomination Process

  • Member nominates with Nomination Form, Nominees complete Worksheets, Member reviews and signs, then sends to current chapter President by date specified
  • Membership Committee meets, reviews nominations
  • Executive Committee makes final review, sets ballot
  • General Membership Meeting – members vote on nominees
  • Candidates for membership complete ABOTA Application, send with check for $300 to current chapter President by date specified
  • Chapter President submits all applications and worksheets to National ABOTA Executive Membership Committee for approval
  • ABOTA Executive Membership Committee meets during National Board Meeting, reviews applications
  • New members are notified
  • New members inducted at Annual Dinner at the end of the year