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November 16, 2015 - Press Release

Texas Access to Justice Commission Honors Three Individuals, South Texas College of Law for Commitment to Legal Services

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) presented the Law Student Pro Bono Awards to Jason Cohen, a recent graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law, Stephanie Ibarra, a second-year law student at Texas Tech University School of Law, and Andrea Meza, a recent graduate of the University of Texas School of Law during the New Lawyers’ Induction Ceremony November 16 in Austin. The Commission also honored the South Texas College of Law with the ATJ Law School Commitment to Service Award. More »

November 12, 2015 - Press Release

Texas Legislature Creates New Way to Transfer Real Property Upon Death

Thanks to the 84th Legislature, Texans have a new, easy way to transfer real property to someone else upon their death. It does not involve going through probate court, which can be a lengthy and costly process. It also allows the owner to keep the exact same rights to the property that they’ve always had while they are alive – they can get the property tax exemption, use it as collateral on a loan, or sell the property as they like. More »

November 03, 2015 - Press Release

Partners in Justice Raise Over $100,000 for Civil Legal Services

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) recognized corporations, law firms and individual donors at its Partners in Justice reception, held Monday night at the Headliners Club in Austin.  More »

October 27, 2015 - Press Release

Commission celebrates Pro Bono Week, honors pro bono advocates and law firms

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) kicked off National Pro Bono Week Monday with its annual reception honoring law firms and attorneys who support access to justice in Texas.  More »

April 09, 2015 - Press Release

Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans Raises $401,600

Chancellor McRaven: Every veteran deserves access to justice. For those Americans who risk everything in service to their country, there should be no barriers to justice once they return home. More »

October 21, 2014 - Press Release

Pro Bono Week Begins With Celebration

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) kicked off Pro Bono Week yesterday with a reception honoring law firms and individual attorneys that support access to justice efforts in Texas.  More »

May 16, 2014 - Press Release

Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans Raises $348,450

The Texas Access to Justice Commission with its co-sponsor, the State Bar of Texas, honored veterans throughout the state at the Champions of Justice Gala on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center in Austin, Texas.  More »

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