Lone Star Legal Aid Launches Veterans Pro Bono Recruitment Challenge

Lone Star Legal Aid launched a year-long Veteran-focused Pro Bono Recruitment Challenge. We are recruiting volunteers to help meet the dire legal needs of low-income veterans by placing veteran cases with volunteers for representation. According to a message from Legal Services Corporation Board Chair, John G. Levi, a Department of Veterans Affairs survey of homeless … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Launches Veterans Pro Bono Recruitment Challenge

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Equitable Development Initiative Accepts Texas Housers Award

Austin, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid’s Equitable Development Initiative accepted the Texas Housers Award at its annual luncheon in Austin on Tuesday, November 6, 2019. The award “recognizes Texans who, through their work on behalf of housing and shelter, are dedicated to achieving a just and caring society that ensures all people a decent … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Equitable Development Initiative Accepts Texas Housers Award

November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week is a statewide campaign that centers on building awareness of the legal issues facing veterans, surrounding Veterans Day. Across the state, legal aid organizations will host legal clinics, intake, legal informational workshops, seminars, media events, and issuing press releases. With 1,584,844 veterans living here, Texas ranks second in veteran population … Continue reading November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

HOUSTON, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid joined CHILDREN AT RISK for an educational bus tour presentation, sponsored by Locke Lord, LLP, on human trafficking in Houston on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, where they were able to get a first-hand look at both where major trafficking incidents have occurred and where this crime may be … Continue reading Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

Free Legal Assistance Available for Individuals Affected by North Texas Tornado

Longview, Paris, Texarkana, Tyler, Texas - Free legal assistance is available to low-income individuals in Cass, Lamar, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Van Zandt, and Wood counties affected by the North Texas Tornado that caused severe and widespread property damage and threatened loss of life on October 20, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration that … Continue reading Free Legal Assistance Available for Individuals Affected by North Texas Tornado