Tag Archives: sexual assault

Trauma-Informed legal advocacy

Let’s face it—lawyers are not the most comforting individuals. We can be intimidating. This stereotype has never been truer than when it comes to clients who are survivors of sexual abuse, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. The area of sexual assault litigation is still in its nascent stages, especially within the state of Texas, and … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 17, 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

Support available for survivors of sexual assault

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation’s Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault is providing free legal help to assist with legal issues stemming from sexual assault—such as privacy, safety, housing, family law, immigration, medical/mental health services, and sexual violence in the workplace or educational institution. Survivors can receive help by calling 844-303-SAFE (7233), Option … Continue Reading

New program provides legal hotline for survivors of sexual assault

Texas survivors of sexual assault now have a new statewide toll-free number [1-844-303-7233 (SAFE)] to get in touch with legal aid organizations for potential representation. The hotline was created as part of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation’s new program: Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault. The LASSA Network will serve every Texas county, … Continue Reading