Tag Archives: Travis County

Jury duty scams targeting Travis County

Jury duty scams are again hitting Texas. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of calls to residents in which scammers are aggressively accusing them of failing to show up for jury duty and claiming that a fine must be paid to avoid arrest. The scammers claim to be a sergeant or a lieutenant—using … Continue Reading

Barbara Jordan Inn of Court applications due May 31

The Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court is now accepting membership applications from any practicing attorney or judge in Travis County and its contiguous counties. The Barbara Jordan Inn of Court recently received its charter at a ceremony in Austin on April 14. It joins about 24 other American Inns of Court in Texas and … Continue Reading

Grant expands legal services for Austin-area veterans

The Austin Bar has announced plans to expand its ongoing Veterans Free Legal Advice Clinic in Travis County and launch additional clinics in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, and Williamson counties. Funding for the expansion comes from a $127,800 grant provided by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. According to a release issued by … Continue Reading
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