Champions of Justice Virtual Gala

Welcome to our 11th Annual Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans! We are excited to announce that this year, for the first time ever, the Gala is virtual!

To help raise awareness about veterans, please snap a photo of yourself watching from home and tag us on Twitter or Instagram @TexasATJ. Or, send us your photos at atjmail@texasATJ.org and we will post them on our social media. #2020VirtualVeteransGala

To view our program at full size, please choose the tool at the bottom right corner of the black box surrounding the program that looks like this: , thank you! 

 

We are pleased to present video remarks from this year's speakers: Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Justice Brett Busby, our distinguished guest speaker, General Raymond A. Thomas III, and a special message from Mr. Terry Tottenham.

You may click on each individual video below to view the speaker’s remarks. You will find a PDF transcript for each video in a link below the video box. Enjoy!

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas 
Overview of Access to Justice in Texas

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht video transcript can be read here.  

Justice Brett Busby, Supreme Court of Texas
The History and Role of the Texas Access to Justice Commission and Guest Speaker Introduction

Justice Brett Busby video transcript can be read here.

Our distinguished guest speaker, General Raymond A. Thomas III, 11th Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command
The Dedication of Our Servicemen and Women and How to Meet Their Legal Needs

General Raymond A. Thomas III video transcript can be read here.

Mr. Terry Tottenham, Past-President of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans 10th Anniversary 

 
Terry Tottenham video transcript can be read here. 

Please Help Us Reach Our Goal!

 

 Donations are made through the Texas Access to Justice Foundation’s website and will be distributed in grants to legal aid organizations that provide free legal help to veterans.

For answers to any questions about this event, please contact Meredith Warren at mwarren@texasbar.com.