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Ellyn Haikin Josef
Ellyn Haikin Josef
Pro Bono Counsel
Pro Bono Counsel

Ellyn Haikin Josef

Ellyn Haikin Josef
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Ellyn Haikin Josef

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1997 (Golden Key National Honor Society; Executive Committee, Alpha Phi Fraternity)
  • Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Award – Vinson & Elkins, 2012
  • Pro Bono Coordinator Award – State Bar of Texas, 2011
  • W. Frank Newton Award for Pro Bono Service – Vinson & Elkins LLP, 2009
  • President’s Award – Outstanding Service as Co-Chair of H.A.Y. Center, 2010 – 2011
  • National Advisory Board of the Holocaust Survivor Justice Project Member
  • Legal Advisory Board Member – Children at Risk
  • Advisory Board Member – Anti-Defamation League
  • Board Member – Lone Star Legal Aid
  • Member – Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas & Houston Bar Association
  • Board Member, Houston Chapter – ACLU, 2001-2003
  • Legal Chair, Houston Chapter, ACLU 2003
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • “V&E and Pepco Holding’s Higher Achievement Program,” V&E Washington Office, March 31, 2017 (speaker)
  • “Houston Volunteer Lawyer Legal Advice Clinic at Dress for Success Houston,” February 11, 2017 (speaker)
  • Speaker on Pro Bono Panel, “Zealous Advocacy Conference 2010,” Center for Children, Law and Policy at
    the University of Houston Law Center, May 2010