Advocates Serving Veterans: FREE CLE Series for Legal Services and Pro Bono Attorneys Serving Veterans

Advocates Serving Veterans is a service offered as a part of Texas Legal Services Center’s  Veterans’ Legal Assistance Project. The series will include several FREE 1 hour teleconference CLEs on a variety of topics of interest to Volunteer and Legal Services attorney serving low income veterans. Currently scheduled CLEs include:

 July 11, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Family law, including child support

July 25, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Unemployment Insurance

August 8, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Expunctions

August 22, 2011, 12:00-1:00 CST- Consumer Utility Rights

 Attorneys interested in attending telephone CLE programs should contact the TLSC Veterans Legal Assistance Project at 1-512-637-5417. More Topics and Dates Coming Soon!

 Check out the flyer : Texas Legal Services Center Presents:Advocates Serving Veterans

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FREE LEGAL SERVICES CLINIC FOR VETS EVERY THURSDAY 1-3 LSLA LONGVIEW, TX

 

Lone Star Legal Aid is working hard to honor the men and women who have served our country.  We are doing this through our initiative Lone Star Lawyers for Lone Star Veterans.  One aspect of this project to serve Texas Veterans with civil legal needs is a weekly legal clinic for veterans operated by our dedicated Lone Star Legal Aid Longview office. The veteran legal services clinic takes place every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. for veterans and veteran dependant’s who have civil legal problems but cannot afford an attorney.  If you are a veteran or a veteran dependant and need legal help please come to this free legal services clinic located at our Lone Star Legal Aid Longview office at 140 East Tyler St. Suite 150, Longview, Texas 75601. This is a special clinic operated in addition to our regular intake hours.

 If you have a legal emergency, please contact Lone Star Legal Aid immediately.  Please help spread the word about what Lone Star Legal Aid is doing to honor Texas Veterans by passing along our flier LONGVIEW CLINIC FLIER VETS and brochure  LONESTARLAWYERS LONGVIEW CLINIC BROCHURE.

For more information or if you are an attorney or paralegal who would like to help honor Texas veterans, please contact Dorman Brumbelow at (903) 758-9123 or Rebekah Mason at (713) 652-0077. 

Pro Bono Attorneys, Paralegals and Law Students Needed for June 10 Veteran Legal Clinic in Belton, TX

What Will You Do To Honor Those Who Served?  Lone Star Legal Aid is working hard to honor our men and women who sacrificed for our country.  Lone Star Legal Aid is working with The Bell County Bar Association and the Bell County Young Lawyers Association to conduct a Veteran’s Legal Clinic on June 10, 2011, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Clinic will be set up on the 2nd floor of the Justice Complex, in auxiliary Courtrooms 2 and 3.

We need volunteer attorneys and paralegals to staff the Clinic and counsel our veterans. If you can help honor our service members and veterans at the Clinic, please fill out the volunteer form here: VOLUNTEER PROFILE FORM and email it to John Torti at Lone Star Legal Aid. Please consider giving your time to honor those who have served our country!!!

If you cannot assist at the June Clinic, but are willing to take one or more pro bono cases to serve Texas Veterans in desperate need of legal assistance, please fill out the attached profile form and return it to John Torti. Your information will be made available to Veterans who need assistance between Clinic dates, or at various times throughout the year.

Please consider allowing your staff to work the Clinic as well. We need people to arrive at 8:30 to help set up tables, post signs, etc., and to escort Veterans to attorneys for counseling during the Clinic. We also need individuals who can stay late to help break down the clinic.

 CHECK OUT OUR FLIER: BELTON JUNE 10 VET CLINIC

For More Information or to volunteer contact:

John Torti at jtorti@lonestarlegal.org, Lone Star Legal Aid, Staff Attorney

FREE MCLE for Pro Bono Partners Thursday, May 26 9:30-4:30 LSLA, Houston, TX

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Houston office is pleased to present a FREE MCLE DVD training this Thursday May 26 from 9:30-4:30.  For our Pro Bono partners, we offer this free training and in return ask that you accept at least one pro bono case from Lone Star Legal Aid within the calendar year. 

Thursday, May 26, 2011

9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

1415 Fannin St.

3rd Floor Conference Room

Houston, TX 77002

For more details or to RSVP, please contact: Rebekah Mason @ rmason@lonestarlegal.org

Check out our flier: Handling Your First Civil Appeal

VA 2K Walk + Roll June 2, 2011, Houston, TX, To Benefit Homeless Veterans

For More Information Contact: Kay Ivey 713-794-8779

Free Legal Advice Sessions for TX Vets @ Belton, TX June 10, 2011 10-1 p.m.

Free Legal Consultations for US Veterans

June 10, 2011 from 10:00 – 1:00

Bell County Judicial Complex

 1201 Huey Road, Belton

Check Out the Flier for More Information: BELLCOUNTYCLINIC

Sponsored By:

Bell County Bar Association and Bell County Young Lawyers

Free Legal Services for Galveston Area Veterans @ May 7 VFW Post 880 from 9-12

Check out the May 7 Press Release:  May 7 Veterans Legal Services Clinic

Check out our flyer:Galveston Veterans Legal Clinic May 7 VFW Post 880 9-12

For More Information:

Rebekah Mason

Staff Attorney, Lone Star Legal Aid

713-652-0077