Legal Eagles Give It Away
Legal Eagles open their wallets for record-breaking Houston Bar Association fundraiser
What: 66th Harvest Celebration.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The scoop: Co-hosted by the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary, the annual cocktail party raised a record $732,720 for pro bono legal services. The Harvest Celebration reigns as the largest annual fundraising event of the Houston legal community.
Welcoming close to 900 guests were HBA president, Laura Gibson of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall and her husband and law partner, Bill Ogden; Houston Bar Foundation chair William R. Buck of Exxon Mobil Corp. and his wife, Leslie; and HBA Auxiliary president, Wendy Dawson and her husband, Harvest Celebration co-chair Alistair Dawson of Beck Redden.
Who: Sheridan and John Eddie Williams, Daniel Guerra, Marcy Rothman, Diana Gomez, Judge Michael Gomez, Fred Hagans, Nikki and Benny Agosto, Bain Pearson, John Pitts, Gary Pearson, Gina Curtis and Jim Pearson.