For Immediate Release
In commemoration of National Pro Bono Celebration (October 22-28), Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Robbie Gail Charette, J.D., CPA, LLM, Sole Practitioner at the Law Offices of Robbie Gail Charette, with the Most Cases Handled Award. The Lone Star Legal Aid Pro Bono Award recognizes attorneys, law firms, community partners, and individuals who donate their time and legal expertise to ensuring that all residents within Brazos and surrounding counties have equal access to the courts.
Robbie Gail Charette will be formally recognized today, by Lone Star Legal Aid’s Bryan office with a certificate of appreciation from LSLA and Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, court liaison for the Texas Access to Justice Commission. Judges, professionals, and residents of the community will be in attendance for the ceremony which will be held at the gazebo located on the Washington County Courthouse’s property in Brenham, Texas.
Most Cases Handled Award
LSLA presents Robbie Gail Charette with the Most Cases Handled Award in recognition of her contributions in fostering access to justice for Washington County’s most vulnerable residents. The Most Cases Handled Award is awarded to attorneys and law firms who handle the most pro bono cases in their county.
Robbie Gail Charette has earned this award for being the attorney in Washington County who has not only accepted the most pro bono cases in general but also for handling the most cases for veterans. This year she has accepted 4 pro bono cases for full representation. Additionally, in honor of Veteran’s Day, Robbie Gail Charette is opening her office doors located at 214 East Main Street, Brenham Texas, 77833 to host a legal clinic for veterans on November 9, 2017, from 1:30pm – 4:30pm. Veterans needing legal help are invited to attend this free legal advice clinic and apply for LSLA services. All veterans welcome to stop by for coffee, cake, and a thank you!
LSLA recognizes the value she provides to the residents located in Washington County and thanks her. It is the sacrifices and dedication of attorneys like Robbie Gail Charette that help LSLA provide clients with quality, legal services.
The week of October 22-28, 2017 has been designated as the “National Pro Bono Celebration” by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service. The mission is to showcase the remarkable difference that pro bono lawyers and community partners make to our nation, to our system of justice, to our communities and, most of all, to the clients they serve. For more information, visit www.celebrateprobono.org.
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.
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