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Texas Access to Justice Commission's Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Awards - Nominations are now being accepted

The Texas Access to Justice Commission is accepting applications for the 2021 the nominees for the Texas Access to Justice Commission's Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award.

ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award

Established by the Texas Access to Justice Commission in 2008, the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award is open to corporate counsel and in-house attorneys in Texas. The Commission seeks to recognize an outstanding corporate counsel attorney who actively provides pro bono legal services for the poor and promotes this pro bono culture within the corporate framework. Anyone may nominate an eligible corporate counsel or in-house attorney by submitting a Nomination Form to the Texas Access to Justice Commission. Deadline for submission is April 30th, 2021, at 5pm (CST).

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Community Events

 

Friday Legal Advice Line

Friday Legal Advice Line takes place remotely every Friday afternoon from 1 pm - 5 pm. Each volunteer is asked to call four clients (1 per hour). HVL will provide the client's phone number, legal resources, and contact information for a staff attorney mentor. For more information regarding upcoming clinics click here or email probono@hvlp.org.

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Veteran’s Pro Bono Roundtable

On Thursday afternoons from 2 pm - 5 pm, volunteer attorneys will join a round table discussion with HVL's Supervising Attorney for the Veterans Legal Initiative, Randy Clark. Randy will lead the roundtable discussion on six pro bono cases for Veterans who have applied for HVL services. Volunteers will be asked to help analyze the cases, triage the matters, and determine whether or not the specific cases need a pro bono attorney. To learn more about this opportunity email probono@hvlp.org or click the button below.

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Take a Pro Bono Case

We currently have over 90 families on our waiting list who are seeking pro bono representation. We need your help in providing your time and talents as volunteers to those who need it most.

Waiting List Cases

Have questions about the process? Email probono@hvlp.org or
call 713-228-0735 and ask to speak to someone in pro bono.


Street Law

What a wonderful day we had with the young adults from Alief's Early College High School. Thank you to ExxonMobil for the support and the breathtaking facilities to host our Capstone Conference. Special thank you to Shiney Abraham for leading the class so brilliantly. ACC Houston is already planning for next year!

If you would like information on how you can get involved with the ACC Houston Street Law Program for 2021, email Elena Baer at acchouston@accglobal.com

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