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Free legal clinic for veterans in Galveston

The Galveston County Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative are sponsoring a free legal clinic for veterans on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. Veterans and spouses will receive one-on-one advice and counsel from volunteer attorneys in family law, wills and probate, consumer law, real estate and tax law, … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for Richmond-area veterans upcoming

Veterans or spouses of veterans in need of legal guidance can visit a free clinic from 9 a.m. to noon January 21 at the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic, 22001 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200. No appointment is necessary. At the clinic, veterans and/or their spouses can receive one-on-one advice from a volunteer attorney in any area of … Continue Reading

Houston legal community raises $725K for pro bono

The Houston legal community raised more than $725,000 for pro bono at its annual fall event this month. The 67th Harvest Celebration—the largest fundraising event sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, Houston Bar Foundation, and Houston Bar Association Auxiliary—supports the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, a project that provides free legal services for veterans, the elderly, those … Continue Reading

Free veterans clinic on June 18 in Katy

Veterans needing legal assistance can stop by a free clinic in Katy on Saturday. Anyone who has served in the military, or the spouse of a deceased veteran, will be able to receive individualized advice and counsel at the clinic from volunteer attorneys in a variety of areas of law, including family, wills and probate, … Continue Reading

Houston Bar Association announces new president

The Houston Bar Association on Thursday announced Neil D. Kelly as its new president. Kelly, a partner in Andrews Kurth, succeeds outgoing President Laura Gibson of Dentons US as head of the organization, the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation with 11,300 members, according to an HBA press release. A member of the … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Tomball

There will be a free legal clinic for veterans from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 19 at the Tomball VA Outpatient Clinic, 1200 W. Main St., Tomball, TX 77375. Veterans, or a spouse of a deceased veteran, can receive one-on-one advice and counsel from a volunteer attorney in any area of law including … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans this weekend in Lake Jackson

The Brazoria County Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative are hosting a free legal clinic for veterans Saturday, October 17, at the Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic, 208 Oak Dr. South. Volunteer lawyers will be available from 9:00 a.m. to noon to answer questions on any area of law, including family, … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for Galveston veterans this weekend

Veterans can receive free legal counsel this weekend at the Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic, 3828 Ave. N, in Galveston. On Saturday, September 12, from 9 a.m. to noon, lawyers from the Galveston County Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative will be at the facility to answer questions in any area of … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans this weekend in Katy

The Katy Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation will host a free legal clinic for veterans on Saturday, April 25 in Katy. During the event, veterans and spouses of deceased veterans can obtain legal advice from volunteer attorneys on matters in any area of the law, including family, wills and probate, consumer, real estate … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans will take place in Tomball

On Feb. 21, volunteer lawyers will be at the Tomball VA Outpatient Clinic to offer legal counsel to veterans at no cost. Veterans and spouses of deceased veterans can receive advice on any area of law, including disability and benefits, family, wills and probate, and consumer. If ongoing representation is needed, those who qualify for … Continue Reading

Harvest Celebration raises more than $668,000

The Houston Bar Association, Houston Bar Foundation, and Houston Bar Association Auxiliary hosted the 65th Harvest Celebration on Monday, Nov. 17, raising over $668,000 for pro bono efforts. More than 1,000 Houston Bar Association members and guests attended the event, which honored area law firms, corporate legal departments, and individuals who are providing pro bono … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Galveston

A free legal clinic for veterans is scheduled for Nov. 8 at the Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic, 3828 Avenue N. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, is welcome to attend and receive advice and counsel from a volunteer attorney in any area of the law—including family, consumer, wills and probate, real estate and … Continue Reading

Pro Bono Spotlight: Taylor Lamb

The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support the National Pro Bono Celebration (Oct. 19-25). Pro bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work the legal community is doing to improve the lives of vulnerable Texans and to encourage more people in the legal community to get involved. Today, we feature Taylor Lamb for her invaluable work in the Houston legal community.… Continue Reading

Crow begins Houston Bar Association presidency

M. Carter Crow assumed the office of president for the Houston Bar Association on May 15 during the group’s annual dinner meeting at River Oaks Country Club. Crow, partner-in-charge of the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, succeeds David Chaumette to lead the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan bar association. A member of the HBA Board … Continue Reading
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