Tag Archives: Houston Volunteer Lawyers

State Bar president’s message on federal eviction moratorium, CLE, other resources

Editor’s note: State Bar President Larry McDougal sent the following message to all members on Thursday. Dear Member, The COVID-19 pandemic has touched every part of our lives, affecting our families, our mental and physical well-being, and our economy. Millions of Texans have lost their jobs or had their incomes impacted by the economic fallout. … Continue Reading

Houston legal community forms evictions assistance coalition

A coalition was formed to help greater Houston area residents who need legal assistance regarding evictions after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s eviction protection expired on July 26. The Houston Bar Association, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Dispute Resolution Center, Lone Star Legal Aid, South Texas College of Law Houston, … Continue Reading

Free legal advice and services for Baytown residents

The Houston Volunteer Lawyers will serve low-income Baytown residents with free legal consultations. Qualifying individuals will receive one-on-one legal advice and counsel by appointment over the phone and screening for continued legal representation. Appointments take place Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. and every third Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Legal issues covered in … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — May 26, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Houston Volunteer Lawyers offers free legal representation in eviction cases for low-income Harris County residents

Houston Volunteer Lawyers is offering low-income individuals who may face eviction proceedings the opportunity to apply for free legal representation. Applications may be submitted online at makejusticehappen.org/Apply-Online, by email at info@hvlp.org, and by fax to 713-228-5826. Applicants should be prepared to give as much information about their case as possible, including an eviction case number … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 14, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Michael Hofrichter named executive director of Houston Volunteer Lawyers

The Houston Bar Association, or HBA, and the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, or HVL, have named Michael Hofrichter as executive director of HVL. Hofrichter previously served as HVL’s operations and compliance director, interim executive director, and interim low income tax clinic director. He joined HVL in 2010 upon graduating from the University of Houston Law Center. … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Texas City

Veterans in need of legal advice can get free consultations at a legal clinic at the Texas City VA Outpatient Clinic on Saturday, May 4. Veterans or spouses of deceased veterans can receive counsel from volunteer attorneys in any area of law, including family law, wills and probate, consumer law, real estate law, and tax … Continue Reading

Houston Volunteer Lawyers now pre-screening clients for ‘Will-A-Thon’

Low-income Houstonians in need of help preparing wills can receive assistance from volunteer attorneys during the 2019 Will-A-Thon, which is now pre-screening for clients. The free two-clinic event takes place April 3 and May 1 at the Tidwell Community Center, 9720 Spaulding St., Houston 77016 and brings together the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Houston Bar Association … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy

The free clinic, which takes place December 8 at the Katy VA Outpatient Clinic, will offer veterans, or spouses of deceased veterans, one-on-one advice and counsel from volunteer attorneys in areas of law including family law, wills and probate, consumer law, and real estate and tax law, as well as disability and veterans benefits.… Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy

Veterans in Katy can receive free legal advice at a clinic hosted by the Katy Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative on Saturday, July 14. The clinic will offer veterans, or spouses of deceased veterans, one-on-one advice and counsel from volunteer attorneys in areas of law including family law, wills and … Continue Reading

Houston Volunteer Lawyers expands pro se program hours

The Houston Volunteer Lawyers expanded its pro se assistance program, known as the Library Booth, which provides legal information for people representing themselves typically in family law matters like divorce and custody modification. The program will now be open five days a week from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Katy

Veterans in Katy can receive free legal advice at a clinic hosted by the Katy Bar Association and Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative on Saturday, December 9. The clinic will offer veterans, or spouses of deceased veterans, one-on-one advice and counsel from volunteer attorneys in areas of law including family law, wills and probate, … Continue Reading
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