For Immediate Release

October 13, 2017

Harris County, TX – In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 23-29) Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Harris County Attorney, Pamela Kellet with the 2017 Lone Star Legal Aid – Houston Pro Bono Award for the Most Cases Handled.  LSLA Pro Bono Awards recognize attorneys, law firms, and community partners who donate their time and legal expertise to ensure that all eligible residents within its service area have equal access to the courts and legal representation.

An attorney with the Houston office of Latham & Watkins, LLP, winner of LSLA – Houston’s 2017 Law Firm Partner Award, Ms. Kellet has been a member of the Texas Bar since 2007.  An ardent supporter of Lone Star Legal Aid, Ms. Kellet handled nearly four dozen matters for LSLA clients in the last award year. Of her experience with Ms. Kellet, one of her LSLA clients said, “Ms. Kellet was very thorough and attentive. I am very pleased with the service I received. I got more than I expected. I was treated like a V.I.P. and would recommend this office to anyone in need.”

Ms. Kellet will be formally recognized on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, during LSLA’s 2017 Pro Bono Award Reception in Houston. Her hard work and dedication on behalf of low-income area residents will be commemorated with certificates of appreciation from LSLA signed by Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, Court Liaison for the Texas Access to Justice Commission, and LSLA’s C.E.O. Paul Furrh, Jr.

Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm focused on advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations. Lone Star Legal Aid serves the millions of people at 125% of federal poverty guidelines that reside in 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and also 4 counties of southwest Arkansas. Lone Star Legal Aid focuses its resources on maintaining, enhancing, and protecting income and economic stability; preserving housing;  improving outcomes for children; establishing and sustaining family safety and stability, health and well‐being; and assisting populations with special vulnerabilities, such as those who have disabilities, or who are elderly, homeless, or have limited English language skills. To learn more about Lone Star Legal Aid, visit our website at www.lonestarlegal.org.

Media contact: Clarissa Ayala, cayala@lonestarlegal.org

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