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Family Law 42nd Annual Course

HSSK to Sponsor ReCharge Lounge During Texas Bar CLE Advanced Family Law Course

HSSK is headed to San Antonio for the Texas Bar CLE’s 42nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, and we hope to see you there! Please join us August 1-4 for this educational event. While you’re there, be sure to stop by the HSSK-sponsored ReCharge Lounge to plug in your phone, grab a bottle of water and gear up for the day’s many informative discussions, networking opportunities and continuing educational sessions. For more information about the multi-day event, visit the Texas Bar CLE website. Read More

HSSK to Sponsor Bench Bar Conference

HSSK is pleased to sponsor the Austin Bar Association’s 26th Annual Bench Bar Conference. The April 15 gathering brings attorneys and judges together to mix and mingle, discuss important issues and obtain CLE credits in a casual, encouraging environment. Events include a wide range of activities, from breakout groups focused on family law and E-discovery, to “Ethics Jeopardy” and an evening happy hour. Tickets are available here. We look forward to an exciting and educational day, and hope to see you there! Read More

HSSK to Sponsor Lunch with the State Judiciary

HSSK is a proud sponsor of the Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series’ upcoming event, Lunch with the State Judiciary. The April 19 luncheon brings four distinguished judges together to offer valuable insight into the practice of law. Proceeds benefit ESCAPE, a Houston organization aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect. Our team looks forward to bringing attorneys and judges together in an environment that fosters communication and education. Lunch with the State Judiciary 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wells Fargo Plaza 1000 Louisiana Street Houston, Texas 77002 To register, donate $40 online at… Read More

HSSK’s Sonia Desai to Introduce Panel at Travis County Women Lawyers Association Event

Sonia Desai, director of HSSK’s Austin location, will introduce a distinguished panel at the Travis County Women Lawyers Association’s November 2015 luncheon. This month’s topic is “Career Building Blocks: Rainmaking and Work Life Balance.” With more than 11 years of legal experience, Sonia offers listeners valuable insight into damage claims, mergers and acquisitions, valuation and other such topics. She holds several designations, including Certified Public Accountant, Accredited Senior Appraiser, Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator. Read More

TMA Houston November Breakfast with Todd A. Parsapour

A 2016 Macro Energy Outlook Todd A. Parsapour is a Managing Director at Simmons in the investment banking group. He has been with the firm since 2004 and focuses exclusively on the energy service and equipment sector. Todd has completed numerous successful transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate advisory, capital raises and fairness opinions. Prior to joining Simmons, Todd started his career as an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group of SG Cowen Securities. Subsequently, Todd was involved with the creation and development of several technology companies. He… Read More

Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series: October 8, 2015

Presenting Keynote Speaker:Texas Legend Joe D. Jamail Jr. Texas legend Joe D. Jamail will be speaking at the Houston Lawyer Luncheon Series on October 8, 2015. The event will take place at The Junior League of Houston. This event will be accredited for one hour of CLE. All proceeds will go to ESCAPE Family Resource Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that prevents child abuse and protects children of divorce through education When:Thursday, October 8, 201511:30am:Registration & Networking12:00-1:00pm:Lunch & Presentation Where:The Junior League of Houston1811 Briar Oaks LnHouston, TX… Read More

TMA Houston August Breakfast with Fred Zeidman

Mr. Zeidman will tell the story behind the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) St. Luke's-Baylor-TX Heart Transaction. Over the course of his distinguished 45-year career, Fred Zeidman has been involved in numerous high-profile workouts, restructurings and reorganizations. He was former CEO, President and Chairman of Seitel, Inc., a Houston-based seismic data provider where he was instrumental in the successful turnaround of the Company. He most recently served as Chief Restructuring Officer of Transmeridian Exploration, Inc. and Interim President of Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc., a publicly… Read More

HSSK is proud to be a presenting sponsor for this educational luncheon benefiting ESCAPE.

HSSK is proud to be a presenting sponsor for this educational luncheon benefiting ESCAPE. Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series Presents: Judge Robert SchafferA View from the Bench: What not to doto win friends and influence people. Accredited for 1 hour ethics CLE. Judge Robert Schaffer, a native Houstonian, became Judge of the 152nd Civil District Court on January 1, 2009, after being elected to the position in November 2008. Prior to assuming the bench, Judge Schaffer practiced civil litigation for 24 years and served as a mediator for 16 years. When:Thursday, May 14, 201511:30am:Registration &… Read More

Conference Preview: Houston 2015 Energy Valuation Conference

ASA's Houston Chapter is set to offer their annual Energy Valuation Conference on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Houston, TX. To get in inside look at the popular event, ASA sat down recently with Conference Organizer David S. Butler, Jr., ASA, CPA. Over the past several years, the Energy Valuation Conference has attracted a growing interest from valuation and energy industry professionals. Why is this the case? I believe the Conference is meeting a demand in this market sector for advanced continuing professional education. The Conference's robust line up of presentations on leading-edge topics… Read More
ESCAPE luncheon 2014

Lawyers' event benefiting ESCAPE with Justice Eva Guzman

On October 7th, 2014, the ESCAPE Family Resource Center hosted its seventh ESCAPE legal lunch. This CLE luncheon for Houston lawyers, benefiting ESCAPE's education and child abuse prevention programs, raised $6,220. The keynote speaker, Justice Eva Guzman, Associate Justice of The Supreme Court of Texas, spoke on "Granted Versus Taken for Granted: How to Frame Your Case for the Texas Supreme Court to Grant It". HSSK and Susman Godfrey LLP were Presenting Sponsors, Haynes Boone and Jenkins & Kamin LLP were Gold Sponsors, Robin Young & Company, Morgan Lewis and Alexander Dubose Jefferson… Read More