HPD Victim Services Unit Cross Training: Justice for Crime Survivors

HOUSTON, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid’s Crime Victims Unit attorney Zelda Howell and social worker Ashleigh Cormier hosted the Justice for Crime Survivors presentation on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the downtown Houston Police Department (HPD). The presentation covered specific methods to approach and handle cases dealing with survivors of crime. After victimization, the … Continue reading HPD Victim Services Unit Cross Training: Justice for Crime Survivors

Fighting for Clean Air, Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) Announces Intent to Sue Valero Port Arthur

Port Arthur, TX - Alleging over 1.8 million pounds of unauthorized air pollution were released over the past 5 years by Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery, the community group and Lone Star Legal Aid client, Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN), announced at a press conference today that it intends to sue Valero Energy Corporation and … Continue reading Fighting for Clean Air, Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) Announces Intent to Sue Valero Port Arthur

Lone Star Legal Aid Fighting Foreclosure for Harvey Survivor

Fayette County, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid is fighting to save the home of Ms. Sharelle Wright from effectively being foreclosed upon by the same non-profit that helped build it for her. Ms. Wright is a single mother with 6 children whose previous home was badly damaged during Hurricane Harvey when a tree smashed … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Fighting Foreclosure for Harvey Survivor

Lone Star Legal Aid & the Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Team Up to Provide Free Continuing Legal Education to East Texas Attorneys

For Immediate Release Huntsville, TX - The State Bar of Texas Family Law Section’s Pro Bono Committee has selected Huntsville as one of the locations this year for its “Family Law Essentials” seminar on May 17, 2019.  The event will take place at the City of Huntsville Municipal Court, 717 FM 2821 W., Suite 200 … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid & the Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Team Up to Provide Free Continuing Legal Education to East Texas Attorneys

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funded Project Makes Headlines

Houston, TX - With funding from Texas Access to Justice Foundation, Houston Endowment, and the Jacob & Terese Hershey Foundation, Lone Star Legal Aid’s Equitable Development Initiative is making headlines with its advocacy. The Equitable Development Initiative’s goal is to provide legal assistance to foster community revitalization in low-income neighborhoods by fighting systemic discrimination and … Continue reading Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funded Project Makes Headlines