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November 24, 2014 - In The Media

Texas Corporate Counsel Community Raises $71,026 for Civil Legal Aid

The Texas Access to Justice Commission, in conjunction with the General Counsel Forum, raised $71,026 for civil legal aid during the 3rd Annual Charity Golf Classic held November 20 in San Antonio. This year’s event exceeded the amount raised during last year’s tournament and is more than double the amount raised in the inaugural tournament. The proceeds will be donated to the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. More »

November 11, 2014 - In The Media

Many stand ready to help struggling veterans with legal help

On Veterans Day this Tuesday, we honor the brave men and women in uniform for the sacrifices they have made and continue to make for our safety and freedom. Sadly, once back home, many of our veterans have a very difficult time making ends meet. One of the challenges they face along with other low-income Texans is access to legal help.  More »

October 24, 2014 - In The Media

Retaining Texas Justice: $500 Million in Free Legal Help

This is National Pro Bono Week, and while it will soon come to a close, the dramatic need for affordable legal services in Texas is a real struggle that continues each and every day.  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 »

October 16, 2014 - Publications

Texas Access to Justice Law Student Leaders Summit

The Texas Access to Justice Commission launched the Law Student Leaders Access to Justice Summit on Oct. 9-10 to educate law students about issues that low-income Texans face accessing civil legal services. Delegates learned about pro bono opportunities that they can be involved in as students—including Pro Bono Spring Break, summer internships, and the Pro Bono College—as well as what they can do once they are lawyers. More »

October 16, 2014 - Publications

Pro Bono in Texas - Your contributions in time and money

Texas lawyers have contributed more than $700 Million dollars in pro bono services and contributions. More »

August 21, 2014 - In The Media

Local bar leaders, associations recognized for improving legal assistance to poor Texans

Local bar associations from around the state were applauded for their commitment to access-to-justice issues during the State Bar of Texas’s annual Local Bar Leaders Conference in Houston. More »