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HughesWattersAskanase Contributes Sweat and Equity for Habitat for Humanity Project in New Orleans Area

HOUSTON, Texas (May 1, 2007) - Paul Kellogg, a senior associate with the law firm of HughesWattersAskanase L.L.P. in Houston, will contribute his time and talent to a Habitat for Humanity project in the New Orleans area on May 6, 2007, in association with a Mortgage Banker Association conference.

HughesWattersAskanase L.L.P. also is contributing financial support along with other co-sponsors to erect framing and walls for a new home in Slidell, La., an area hard hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.  Kellogg decided to support this Habitat for Humanity project in connection with his participation in the Mortgage Banker Association Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference from May 6 to May 9, 2007.

Kellogg joined HughesWattersAskanase in 2001 and has focused his practice on business formation, transactions and consumer finance law, including home lending and compliance matters.  He is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association.  For a full biographical profile on Kellogg, please visit  

"I have been personally supporting Habitat for Humanity financially for many years and have always had an interest in helping on a more hands-on level," Kellogg said. " The timing of this project is ideal and gives me the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution of time and labor."   

Kellogg explained that several members of his law firm have worked on Habitat for Humanity projects and that he is particularly glad to be directly involved this year in helping the people of Louisiana who have suffered so much from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

About HughesWattersAskanase

For more than 29 years, HughesWattersAskanase L.L.P. has helped business organizations, financial institutions and individuals succeed with their business endeavors. The firm's attorneys play a strategic role and support clients through every stage of existence and operation, from formation to liquidation. The practice focuses on the six interrelated areas which provide the greatest opportunities and most challenging obstacles: bankruptcy, business planning and strategy, commercial finance, commercial real estate, consumer financial services, and litigation. For more information on HughesWattersAskanase L.L.P., please visit


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