Lawyers Giving Back
Pro Bono Training and Events
- Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat: This two-day event provides valuable training on increasing the quantity and quality of legal services available to the poor through pro bono efforts.
- Poverty Law Conference: Learn about the latest developments in civil law. This three-day event provides valuable training on poverty law issues affecting low-income and poor Texans.
- Remote Access Webinar (Windows Media format): This webinar focuses on how remote access technologies can help poverty law advocates find creative solutions to on-going problems including: serving the rural client, the disabled client, or other clients who cannot travel to a legal services office; attracting busy private attorneys to take new pro bono cases; providing on-the-spot legal services to a community after a disaster strikes; and helping attorneys more effectively manage their caseloads.
Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat - September 3-5, 2014
We are very excited to bring you this year’s Pro Bono
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Click HERE [PDF].
Watch for updates, agenda, and information on the Pro Bono Coordinators Listserv (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Our room block is at a NEW hotel this year: Hampton Inn & Suites Austin University (1701 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701). The room block is now CLOSED.
**PLEASE NOTE: Hampton Inn is within walking distance (0.2 miles) to the Texas Law Center. Parking will be available for Austin attendees and those who need special accommodations, so please consider your footwear.**
If you are not currently a listserv member, please
You can join the Pro Bono Coordinators Listserv on texaslawyershelp.org by clicking on the blue banner tab "listservs" and selecting the listservs you would like to join. You will be asked to become a member of texaslawyershelp.org if you are not already.
800.204.2222, (ext. 1855)
Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans is a State Bar of Texas program to develop and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the state for military veterans who otherwise cannot afford or do not have access to the legal services they need.
Log in to My Bar Page to report your pro bono hours now. Reporting your hours helps us by highlighting the importance of your pro bono work in meeting the needs of indigent Texans, and helps to bolster funding requests for legal services programs. You can also help your State Bar section win the Pro Bono Challenge!
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