Southern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar
The Southern District Bankruptcy Bench Bar is scheduled for May
9-11, 2018 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Information on the
program schedule and registration forms are available here.
Inn Volunteer Event November 16, 2016
The Inns of Court is providing volunteers again this year for A
Visit from Saint Nicholas, an event that is being coordinated by
Volunteer Houston. The Moller-Foltz Inns of Court volunteers will
assist in packing children's backpacks with toys and books which
will then be distributed in December to designated elementary
schools in the Houston area. If you are interested in volunteering
for this event, contact June Mann for more
information. The deadline to volunteer is Wednesday, November 9,
2016. The event
flyer provides additional information.
Inn Volunteer Event November 19, 2015
Members of the Honorable Arthur L. Moller-David B. Foltz Jr.
American Inn of Court will participate in Volunteer Houston's
event, "A Visit From Saint Nicholas." The event is scheduled
for a backpack-stuffing party, where the group will kick off the
holiday season by filling thousands of backpacks with special gifts
(i.e. educational toys and books) on November 19, 2015.
Information is available
here, or by contacting June Mann.
Call for Mentors
We are happy to announce that due to the high degree of law
student interest in the Honorable Arthur L. Moller-David B.
Foltz Jr. American Inn of Courts' Mentor/Mentee
program, we are currently seeking additional Inn members to
volunteer to participate as Mentors. Accordingly, if you are
interested in supporting this program by volunteering as a Mentor,
please contact Travis
Torrence. As a Mentor, you will generally be tasked with
guiding your Mentee during a few meetings over the remainder of the
Inn year. Being a Mentor is an extremely rewarding experience
that requires a very small amount of your time. This program
is also beneficial to the Inn as a form of community outreach and
membership marketing. We hope you will volunteer.
Inn Members' Pro Bono Services Featured in The Bencher
The Moller-Foltz Inn's program in which members provided pro
bono services to U.S. veterans was featured in the
November/December issue of The Bencher, the American Inns of
Court's magazine. The article is available here.
Inn Members Provide Pro Bono Services to Veterans
On September 4, 2015, members of The Honorable
Arthur L. Moller-David B. Foltz Jr. American Inn of Court provided
pro bono services to U.S. veterans by
participating in the Veterans Legal Initiative's Free Friday
Clinic at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. The
Veterans Legal Initiative, which was established in 2008 by the
Houston Bar Association, Houston Bar Foundation, and Houston
Volunteer Lawyers, provides free legal advice and legal
representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a
deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics
offered by the VLI. Low-income veterans who need further
legal representation in civil matters and meet eligibility
guidelines can be assigned a pro bono attorney through the Houston
Volunteer Lawyers, a public service of the Houston Bar
Association. To date, the program has served over 11,000
veterans with advice and counsel and/or legal representation.
More than 400 attorneys have volunteered to assist with the
Veterans' Legal Initiative. Photos from the event are
Mentoring Program Featured in The Bencher
The Moller-Foltz Inn's mentoring program was featured in the
September/October 2014 issue of The Bencher, the American Inns of
Court's magazine. The article is available here.
New Inn Year Brings Downtown Luncheon Meetings
The 2014-2015 Inn Year kicked off on July 1, 2014. With
it, the Moller-Foltz Inn will see a few changes. The meeting
dates include luncheon meetings from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the
Houston Club, in September and October, 2014, and January and
February, 2015. There will be dinner meetings from 6:00 to
8:00 at the Junior League in November, 2014, and March and April,
Coming Soon: Membership Satisfaction Survey and Election
The Moller-Foltz Inn anticipates conducting a Membership
Satisfaction Survey from April 30, 2014 through May 15, 2014.
The survey will be easy to complete, and will likely feature six
The Moller-Foltz Inn will be electing officers for the 2014-2014
year. Masters of the Inn are eligible to vote. Theresa
Mobley, this year's President-Elect, will be serving as
President. The Nominating Committee is composed of Theresa
Mobley, Kris Thomas, and Joe Epstein. Please forward any
potential nominations to one or all of the members of the
Nominating Committee. It is anticipated that balloting will
be conducted by email early in May, 2014.
Moller-Foltz Inn receives the Platinum Distinction
The Moller-Foltz Inn received the Platinum Distinction from
American Inns of Court, the highest designation available in AIC's
"Achieving Excellence" program. The certificate was presented
to our Inn at the October 22, 2013 Dinner Meeting by Richard
Schwartz, of Schwartz, Junell, Greenberg & Oathout, LLP,
the Fifth Circuit Trustee of the American Inns of Court
Foundation. The certificate can be viewed here.
Moller-Foltz Inn Co-Sponsors Program
The Moller-Foltz Inn has co-sponsored an Author Talk and Book
Signing featuring Scott Rempell, the author of Five Grounds.
The event will take place at the Evelyn Rubinstein Jewish Community
Center, 5601 S. Braeswood, Houston, Texas
Community Outreach Efforts Featured in The Bencher
The Moller-Foltz Inn's community outreach efforts, including
featured speakers, mentoring of law students, and participation in
the State Bar of Texas' "MoneyWise" program, were featured on Page
21 of the September/October 2013 issue of The Bencher, the American
Inns of Court's magazine. The magazine is available here.
May, 2013 Program Featured in InnSight
The Moller-Foltz Inn's May, 2013 program, "You Be The
Judge: Mortgage Stay Litigation and the Admission of Evidence
Complete With Southern District Trivia," presented by Team
Seven, was featured in the American Inns of Court's leadership
publication, "InnSight." The article is available