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Pro Bono Spotlight: Texas C-BAR, Texas CASA, and Patrick Maher

The State Bar of Texas, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the American Bar Association, and others proudly support the National Pro Bono Celebration (Oct. 19-25). Pro bono week is an opportunity to educate the public about the good work the legal community is doing to improve the lives of vulnerable Texans and to encourage more individuals in the legal community to get involved. Today, we feature Texas C-BAR, Patrick Maher, and Texas CASA for their invaluable work.… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Spotlight: Providing a voice for the homeless

In response to her father's struggle with homelessness, Jessica Crute looked for a way to make a positive impact in the lives of those who are without a home in Harris County. With a mission to promote education and advocacy through public art projects and collaborations within the community, Crute sought out legal assistance in obtaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for the nonprofit Voice of the Homeless.… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Week Spotlight Day 1: Richard Horstman

In 2007, Richard Horstman and Marathon Oil's corporate legal department instituted a formal pro bono program for the company's lawyers. As part of the effort, Catholic Charities made a presentation highlighting the legal needs of immigrant children in the United States. On Oct. 1, 2012, Horstman retired from Marathon Oil, where he was assistant general counsel for almost 35 years.… Continue Reading