Lone Star Legal Aid Attorneys Recognized for their Achievements During Women’s History Month

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid is honored to recognize two women that have received prestigious awards during Women's History Month. Both of these women are making changes within the civil justice system to restore human dignity, heal broken lives, and enhance safety, civility, justice, and equity through their work. Sonia Lopez, Director of … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Attorneys Recognized for their Achievements During Women’s History Month

Lone Star Legal Aid and Texas Legal Services Center Develop New Self Help Resource Tool

Did you know that as of January 1, 2021, there have been new Rules of Civil Procedure in Texas? These changes impact all parties in a lawsuit and require information to be shared with the other parties at the beginning of a lawsuit. If the information is not shared by the deadline stated in the … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid and Texas Legal Services Center Develop New Self Help Resource Tool

Powered By People Supports Houston and Harris County Eviction Defense Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid is excited to announce it has received a charitable donation from Powered By People on behalf of the Eviction Defense Coalition. Powered By People is a grassroots organization led by former congressman, Beto O’Rourke, that has set forth to mobilize volunteers and raise money to … Continue reading Powered By People Supports Houston and Harris County Eviction Defense Coalition

March is Equal Justice Works’ Disaster Resilience Month

On February 23, 2021, The Equal Justice Works announced the first ever Disaster Relilience Month set for March. A collaborative of organizations has teamed up to spread awareness about disaster-related challenges and offer resources for disaster preparedness and recovery efforts. Throughout March, Lone Star Legal Aid will join Equal Justice Works, the American Bar Association … Continue reading March is Equal Justice Works’ Disaster Resilience Month

Survivors of Texas Severe Winter Storms Already Seeing Contractor Fraud Issues

Jasmine Melian, a physical therapist assistant at a Houston inpatient rehabilitation hospital, was at work last week when her children and 2 month old grandson lost power at the onset of Texas Winter Storm Uri. They immediately sought shelter with a relative and Jasmine joined them after she got off of work, and together they … Continue reading Survivors of Texas Severe Winter Storms Already Seeing Contractor Fraud Issues