The Texas Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Texas honored veterans throughout the state at the Virtual 2020 Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans. More than $422,000 was raised to help provide civil legal services to low-income Texas veterans.
Proceeds are distributed by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation and dedicated to the provision of civil legal services for low-income Texas veterans.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Gala was held as a virtual event. The Gala featured video remarks from guest speakers Supreme Court of Texas Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas Justice Brett Busby, State Bar of Texas Past President Terry Tottenham, and the distinguished keynote speaker, General Raymond A. Thomas III. Throughout the evening, the speakers underscored the importance of welcoming our veterans home into a community of support.
Read the full news release on the event.