We at Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP are dedicated to doing our part to better our community. We host, speak at, and participate in events around Houston, Texas, the country, and the world, and the following is a list of some of these events:
EVERY MONTH: Katine Nechman McLaurin Partnership with AIDS Foundation Houston
Anyone who is HIV-positive may receive a free legal consultation on any legal topic as part of our partnership with AIDS Foundation Houston on the second Tuesday of every month in our office. To make an appointment, please call our office or send us an e-mail.
09/12/2013 Mitchell Katine presents The Legal Status of LGBT Rights at The Jung Center of Houston.
04/24/2013 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mitchell Katine participates in A TexasBarCLE Webcast: "Real Estate Issues for Same Sex Couples".
02/13/2013: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Mitchell Katine "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender and HIV Issues in Healthcare" at Houston Community College, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 3100 Main Street (at Elgin), Houston, TX 77002, go to tgcahq.org for more information and to register for the event.
06/15/2012: John Nechman speaking on "The Fight for Same-Sex Marriage: LBGT Immigrants Step Out of the Shadows" at an all day CLE of the LGBT Law Section of the Sate Bar of Texas.
05/07/2012: Wilbur the Vietnamese Pot Belly Pig: Judge affirms Wilbur's right to stay home with his family!
10/18/2011: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP co-sponsoring a free seminar on Living a Long Life with HIV. Topics include HIV medication, early intervention, purchasing life insurance, working with HIV and estate planning documents.
08/31/2011 Mitchell Katine represents Wilbur the Vietnamese Pot Belly Pig; see the story in the Houston Chronicle, Spring family goes whole hog to keep pet pig.
08/06/2011: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mitchell Katine presents a free seminar for association boards and managers on the new Texas HOA laws. Space is limited, please RSVP.
08/12-13/2011: Mitchell Katine presents Recent Developments in Transgender Legal Rights at the Texas Transgender Non-Discrimination Summit at the University of Houston.
08/13/2011: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mitchell Katine presents a free seminar for owners of property in a property association on the new Texas HOA laws. Space is limited, please RSVP.
08/16/2011: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. John Nechman speaks at Immigration Law Fundamentals, a CLE course for attorneys. Topics include: Family-based Visas, Employment-based Visas, Inadmissibility & Removal Proceedings and more.
7/7-9/11: Mitchell Katine speaks on Consumer Rights & Protections in the HOA Context at the 2011 Advanced Real Estate Law Course, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas.
4/8/11: Mitchell Katine speaks at Houston Bar Association on "Community Association Law" including deed restrictions.
5/8/10: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman speak at a community conference, "HIV/AIDS and the Law", in Houston, TX, discussing fighting discrimination, obtaining benefits and protecting your decisions. Their presentation focuses on "Protections for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS under State and Federal Law". After the conference, both Mitchell and John received a letter of gratitude and praise form Keith P. Ellison, a Houston Federal Court Judge. Those letters can be viewed HERE.
3/25/10: John Nechman, CLE Panelist, American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law's National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, "Border Crossings: The Intersection of Employment and Immigration Law," San Antonio, Texas (http://www.abanet.org/labor/mw/2010/eeo/eeo-mw10.shtml)
2/5/10: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman present a CLE on "HIV Law Update" at the American Bar Association Mid-Year Conference, Orlando, Florida
2/11/10: John Nechman reads for Houston Independent School District's Real Men Read Program, Eleanor Tinsley Elementary, Houston, Texas
1/12/10: John Nechman presents a "Welcome to the Legal Profession" with Dean/President Donald J. Guter to the incoming class at South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 12:45 to 1:45 pm
1/14/10: John Nechman reads for Houston Independent School District's Real Men Read Program, Eleanor Tinsley Elementary, Houston, Texas
1/29/10: John Nechman speaks on "Durable Relationships Under the Law" at Tulane Law School's Law & Sexuality 2010 Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana
12/7/09: John Nechman speaks on behalf of the Houston Bar Association on "The Importance of Jury Service," MacArthur High School, Houston, Texas
12/10/09: John Nechman reads for Houston Independent School District's Real Men Read Program, Eleanor Tinsley Elementary, Houston, Texas
11/2/09: John Nechman speaks on "HIV Legal Issues Update" at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church, 9-10 am, Houston, Texas
11/9/09: Katine Nechman McLaurin sponsor a community seminar entitled "The Lifting of the HIV Immigration Ban" with speaker John Nechman at the law offices of Katine Nechman McLaurin, 6 to 8 pm.
11/17/09: John Nechman presents a C.L.E. to the American Immigration Lawyers Association on "The Lifting of the HIV Immigration Ban," Central Market, 3815 Westheimer, 2nd Floor, 6 to 7:30 pm, Houston, Texas.
11/21/09: John Nechman, Speaker, University of Houston Paralegal Class, "Immigration Opportunities for Paralegals"
10/2/09: John Nechman speaks on "Human Rights Issues: Human Trafficking" as part of the Friday Lecture Series at University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
10/15/2009: As an official event of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP sponsors "Conoce Tus Derechos," a day of free legal consultations for people with HIV
10/22/09: John Nechman speaks on behalf of the Houston Bar Association as part of the IDEA Program on "The Dangers of Drug Use," Shadydale Elementary School, Houston, Texas
9/4/09: John Nechman featured speaker at the JAIMA Convention at the Makuhare Messe, Tokyo, Japan, "Investment and Immigration Opportunities in the United States"
9/15/09: John Nechman reads for Houston Independent School District's Real Men Read Program, Whidby Elementary, Houston, Texas
9/16/09: John Nechman speaks on behalf of the Houston Bar Association on "Immigration Law," Memorial High School, Houston, Texas
9/17/09: John Nechman speaks on behalf of the Houston Bar Association on "Constitutional Law," Foster Elementary School, Kingwood, Texas
9/18/09: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman interviewed on the 20/20 Television News Show, ABC Television (Channel 13, Houston), 9 pm CDT, "Criminal Transmission of HIV-The State of Texas vs. Philippe Padieu"
9/21/09: John Nechman presents "Conoce Tus Derechos: VIH" to Latinos Apoyando Latinos, 6:30-9:00 pm, 1429 Hawthorne, Houston, Texas
9/22/09: John Nechman presents an "Update on HIV Legal Issues" to AIDS Foundation Houston's Project Life Roads, 6:00 pm, 614 Finfrock, Pasadena, Texas
9/25/10: John Nechman presents a CLE to the Houston Bar Association on "Crimes in Foreign Lands," Harris County Jury Assembly Room (1019 Congress), 1-2:30 pm
8/8/09: John Nechman featured speaker at a fundraiser for Immigration Equality, Houston, Texas
8/15/09: John Nechman presents a "Welcome to the Legal Profession" with Incoming Dean/President Donald Guter to the incoming class at South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 3:00 to 4:00 pm
8/19/09: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman present on "HIV Legal Services" to the Houston Department of Health and Human Services Frontline Training, at The United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, 10 to 12 pm
8/26/09: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman present on "An Overview of HIV Law" to the Center for AIDS Project LEAP, 1407 Hawthorne Dr., 10 to 12 pm and 6 to 8 pm
7/7, 7/14, 7/18, 7/25/09, 1-4 pm each day: Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP will host the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County's "Mental Health First Aid Training"
6/3/09: John Nechman, Speech to the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, "Current Immigration Issues Facing the GLBT/HIV Community"
6/6/09: John Nechman, Volunteer Attorney for Naturalization Day, Chinese Cultural Center, Houston, TX
6/6/09: John Nechman, Speaker, University of Houston Paralegal Class, "Immigration Opportunities for Paralegals"
6/11/09: Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP host an organizational meeting for the Osito Foundation's new project, the Children's AIDS Network (www.ositofoundation.org)
6/23/09: Mitchell Katine, Panelist on the U.S. Military's Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy, Rice University
6/29/09: John Nechman, CLE Panelist, Children at Risk's Lunch CLE Conference, "Introduction to Human Trafficking" (http://www.childrenatrisk.org/)
5/11/09: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman, Presenters, Houston Department of Health and Human Services, "HIV Legal Services"
5/14/09: John Nechman reads for HISD's Real Men Read Program, Whidby Elementary
5/15/09: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman, CLE Presenters, 2009 Annual Conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution, South Texas College of Law, Topic: "Dissolution of Same-Sex Relationships"
5/19/09: John Nechman, CLE Speaker/Panelist, "How to Start Your Own Law Firm," Asian American Bar Association, Houston, TX
5/26/09: Mitchell Katine, Speaker, Equality Texas Rally Against Proposition 8, Houston, Texas (Video)
4/22/09: John Nechman, speaks to students at Reagan High School, Houston, Texas, for Houston Bar Association Law Day, "The Rule of Law"
4/24/09: John Nechman, Speaking on Current Immigration Law Issues, University of Houston
3/2/09: John Nechman speaks at a symposium on Human Trafficking sponsored by South Texas College of Law, 1303 San Jacinto, 4 to 6 pm
3/9/09-3/10/09: Katine Nechman McLaurin, sponsor of the Live Consortium "University Anti-Stigma Day" at the University of Houston (a collaborative effort to battle the stigma against HIV and AIDS)
3/10/09: To mark National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP and the Latino HIV Task Force host a community educational symposium on "Medical and Legal Issues Affecting Women and Girls" at the law office of Katine Nechman McLaurin, 1111 North Loop West, Suite 180, from 6 to 8 pm. All are welcome to attend.
3/26/09: John Nechman speaks at a conference entitled "Defending the Human Rights of LGBT and HIV-Positive Immigrants and Refugees," Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois
2/5/09: John Nechman conducts a CLE presentation on "Sex Tourism: Facing Arrest in the US for Criminal Acts Committed Outside the US" for the Harris County Democratic Lawyers Association at Birra Porretti's Restaurant, Downtown Houston, from 12 to 1 pm.
2/27/09: Mitchell Katine gives a speech "HIV and the Law" to the Houston Bar Association from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.
1/5/09: John Nechman panelist at a CLE presentation at the El Paso Bar Association on "Immigration Enforcement in the Workplace," El Paso, Texas, 9 to 11 am
1/10/09: John Nechman presents “Welcome to the Legal Profession” with Dean/President James J. Alfini to the incoming class at South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 3:00 to 4:00 pm
12/1/08: Mitchell Katine receives the AIDS Foundation Houston Shelby Hodge Vision Award at the World AIDS Day Luncheon, the Corinthian, Houston, Texas, 11:30 to 1 pm.
12/2/08: John Nechman habla sobre el tema "Identity Theft/Robo de la Identidad" para un grupo de padres en Ripley House de Houston, Texas, 9:00 to 10:30 am
12/6/08: John Nechman reads to pre-school children as part of Houston Independent School District’s Farias Center’s “Cuddle Up with a Book,” Houston, Texas, 8:30 to 10:00 am
12/9/08: John Nechman presents “HIV-Related Disability Issues” for Project Life Roads, Pasadena, Texas, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
12/18/08: Katine Nechman McLaurin LLP welcome all clients and friends to an all day Holiday Open House at the law firm
11/4/08: John Nechman speaks on the importance of jury service to a veterans group at the De George at Union Station, Houston, Texas, 5 to 6 pm
11/6/08: John Nechman presents "Returning to Work with HIV" at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church of Houston, Texas, 9:00-10:00 am
11/11/08: John Nechman speaks on the significance of the passage or California’s Proposition 8 at Rice University, Houston, Texas, 7 to 9 pm
11/15/08: John Nechman speaks at Houston City Hall as part of the National Protest for GLBT Equal Rights, Houston, Texas, 12:30 to 2:30 pm
11/18/08: Mitchell Katine presents "Estate Planning and Adoption" at the offices of Katine Nechman McLaurin, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
11/20/08: John Nechman presents a CLE to the American Immigration Lawyers Association on "The Truth About the 'Removal' of the HIV Immigration Ban," Fadi's Restaurant, Westheimer at Dunvale, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
11/21/08: Mitchell Katine and John Nechman present a staff training to the Montrose Counseling Center, 9:00-11:00 am
11/24/08: John Nechman speaks on HIV’s Impact on the African American community to Texas Southern University’s Student Chapter of the NAACP, Houston, Texas, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
10/01/08: Mitchell Katine speaks at the Houston Center for AIDS - Project Leap - Overview of HIV & The Law
10/15/08: John Nechman speaks on "HIV-Related Immigration" at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church of Houston, Texas, 9:00-10:00 am.
5/1/08: John Nechman reads "Duck for President" at Stephens Elementary, Houston, TX
5/3/08: Mitchell Katine speaks to U of Houston paralegal class on Real Estate Law
5/3/08: John Nechman speaks on Conflict in the Hispanic Community, St Thomas Univ., Houston, TX
5/16/08: John Nechman reads "Duck for President" at Stephens Elementary, Houston, TX
5/17/08: John Nechman speaks to U of Houston paralegal class on Immigration Law
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