Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Haroen Calehr started practicing law right after graduating from Texas Southern University, J.D, in 2001, and then followed by graduating from Tulane Law School, LL.M., in 2002 where he received his Master in Law in Admiralty and Maritime Law.
Prior to pursing his LL.M, Haroen worked for two Houston law firms, a U.S. Federal Magistrate Judge, and U.S. Bankruptcy Judge. Haroen is fluent in Dutch, German, and Indonesian. Haroen currently focuses his practice in the following areas of the law: Litigation, Personal Injury, Admiralty Law, Immigration Law, Corporate Law, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Law.
Haroen is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. There are over 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas. Only 7,000 have been recognized as Board Certified specialists in one of 21 select areas of law.
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was established in 1974 by the Supreme Court of Texas at the request of State Bar of Texas and is the only governing board authorized to certify attorneys in legal specialty areas.
He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. The College of the State Bar of Texas is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas.
Members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys. Haroen is also a certified Domestic Arbitrator and Attorney Ad Litem. Haroen has a notable 10th Circuit Federal case, Tulengkey v. Gonzales, which has been published.
Haroen was also presented with an Award of Appreciation for the efforts extended to the citizens of Indonesia in 16 states in 2003 for the seminars that he toured with the Indonesian Consulate General in Houston.
He currently serves Of Counsel for the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Houston, Texas, as well as for Young & Husain, PLLC. He also serves as a committee member for the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, which is appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas.
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