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November 06, 2015 - In The Media

Legal Aid for Our Veterans: Now It’s Our Turn

To help celebrate Veterans Day, legal aid lawyers across the state will hold special clinics and workshops during Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week—November 9-13— to help our veterans with legal problems like Alex’s and Roger’s—and so many more. Too many more. More »

November 03, 2015 - Press Release

Partners in Justice Raise Over $100,000 for Civil Legal Services

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) recognized corporations, law firms and individual donors at its Partners in Justice reception, held Monday night at the Headliners Club in Austin.  More »

October 27, 2015 - Press Release

Commission celebrates Pro Bono Week, honors pro bono advocates and law firms

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) kicked off National Pro Bono Week Monday with its annual reception honoring law firms and attorneys who support access to justice in Texas.  More »

October 06, 2015 - Publications

Texas Supreme Court to Rule on Access to Justice Issue

Poor people should have a chance at justice. That idea is dear to the hearts of many legal aid supporters across the state, and a case under deliberation by the Texas Supreme Court could have far-reaching implications for low-income Texans seeking a lawyer – and the legal aid organizations trying to help them. More »

October 02, 2015 - Publications

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Announces Legal Aid Grants

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) recently announced grants that will fund civil legal services for veterans and sexual assault survivors, as well as basic civil legal services. More »

September 30, 2015 - Blog

‘They want to belong’: Legal aid rebuilds lives after foster care

Adoption, even in ideal circumstances, can be a tricky affair. It only gets more complicated when you’re trying to adopt a 20-year-old who has spent his entire life in foster care. More »

September 28, 2015 - Publications

Money talks: The economic benefits of legal aid

It's been a much improved year for legal aid funding, mostly because Texas' top legislators understand the economic benefit of helping low-income residents get lawyers. More »