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Updates for the latest information on Hurricane Irma

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Bar has created a webpage to provide up-to-date information to Florida Bar members and Floridians as it becomes available. The site provides the latest news and links to information about Florida courts, resources for legal aid, volunteer opportunities for pro bono attorneys, and resources to aid in recovery. … Continue Reading

Volunteers wanted for Austin pro se clients

The Austin Bar Foundation is seeking volunteers for its newest initiative, Austin Bar in Action. According to a release from the Austin Bar, while civil filings in the Travis County are down, pro se filings have increased, and beginning November 1, self-represented litigants in the uncontested docket will be required to go to the Travis … Continue Reading

HBA expands veterans clinic

Each Friday, the Houston Bar Association’s Houston Volunteer Lawyers provide free legal advice in all areas of civil law to veterans and spouses of deceased veterans at the Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center. Thanks to a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation, beginning in July, the clinic’s operating hours will expand to 1 to 5 … Continue Reading