The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, an initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, is hosting 11 free legal clinics for county residents who meet financial guidelines. The clinics, which will be held throughout May, will offer legal advice and consultation in civil matters.

Applicants are asked to bring proof of income, identification, and legal papers. For more information, go to For media inquiries, contact DVAP Director Michelle Alden at (214) 243-2234.

Clinics begin at 5 p.m., with the exception of the veteran’s clinic, which begins at 1:30 p.m.

Schedules and locations:

East Dallas (Grace United Methodist Church—4105 Junius St., Dallas 75246)

  • Thursdays—May 2 and May 16

South Dallas (Martin Luther King, Jr. Center—2922 MLK Blvd., Dallas 75215)

  • Tuesdays—May 7, May 14, and May 28

West Dallas (2828 Fish Trap Rd., Dallas 75212)

  • Thursdays—May 9 and May 23

Garland (Salvation Army—451 W. Avenue D, Garland 75040)

  • Thursday—May 16

Friendship West Baptist Church (2020 West Wheatland Rd., Dallas 75232)

  • Wednesday—May 15

St. Phillip’s Community Center (1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Dallas 75215)

  • Tuesday—May 21

Veterans Resource Center (for veterans and their families only—4900 S. Lancaster Rd., Dallas 75216)—1:30 p.m.

  • Friday—May 3


To view a list of other free veteran legal clinics around the state, please go to the State Bar’s Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans website at