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These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Brooks AFB
311th Air Base Group/JA
2510 Kennedy Cir., Brooks City-Base TX 78235-5115
San Antonio, TX 78235
Phone: 210-536-3301, DSN 240-3301
NOTE: Services by appointment only, only for AD and dependants

Dyess AFB
7th Bomb Wing/JA
7 Lancer Loop, ste 225
Dyess AFB, TX 79607
Phone: 325-696-2232, DSN 461-2232
http://www.dyess.af.mil/index2.htm

Goodfellow AFB
17th Training Wing/JA
351 Kearney Blvd, Ste 202
Goodfellow AFB, TX 76908
Phone: 325-654-3203, DSN 477-3203
http://www.goodfellow.af.mil/

Lackland AFB--Base Office
802 MSG/JA
1701 Kenly Ave. Ste 106
San Antonio, TX 78236
Phone: 210-671-3367, DSN 473-3367
http://www.lackland.af.mil/default.htm

Lackland AFB--Security Hill
67 NWW/JA
469 Moore St
Lackland AFB, TX 78243
Phone: 210-977-2291, 969-2291

Laughlin AFB
47 FTW/JA
561 Liberty Drive Suite 2 [Bldg 338]
Del Rio, TX 78843
Phone: 830-298-5172 DSN 732-5172
http://www.laughlin.af.mil/

Randolph AFB
902 MSG/JA
1 Washington Circle Suite 6 [Bldg 100]
San Antonio, TX 78150
Phone: 210-652-6781, DSN 487-6781
https://www.my.af.mil/gcss-af/USAF/ep/globalTab.do?command=org&channelPageId=s6925EC13494E0FB5E044080020E329A9&pageId=681742

Sheppard AFB
82 TW/JA
317 F Ave. [Bldg 315]
Wichita Falls, TX 76311
Phone: 940-676-2312, 736-2312
http://www.sheppard.af.mil/

Fort Bliss
Building 113 Pershing Road
El Paso, TX 79916
Phone: 915-568-4704
http://www.bliss.army.mil/fort%20bliss%20info/jag/Legal%20Assistanc
/legal_assistance.htm

Fort Hood
Client Services
Building 4617 (Corner of Santa Fe and 72nd St)
Killeen, TX 76544
Phone: 254-287-7901, 737-7901

Army   Fort Sam Houston
502d MSG/JA
2272 Rattlesnake
San Antonio, TX 78234
Phone: 210-808-0169
http://www.samhouston.army.mil/sja/leg_ast_div.asp

Navy   NAS Corpus Christi
NLSO Central Branch Office Corpus Christi
320 Fifth Street SE Suite 2A
Corpus Christi, TX 78419
Phone: 361-961-3765 861-3765
http://www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSO_Central.htm

Navy   NAS Joint Reserve Base
NLSO Central BROFF Fort Worth
1501 Chennault Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 817-782-6007, 739-6007
http://www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSO_Central.htm

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

AIDS Outreach Center Legal Network
801 West Cannon
Ft. Worth, TX 76104
Phone: 817-335-1994
http://www.aoc.org

brandyr@aoc.org
Intake:
817-335-1994
Counties Served:
Denton, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Tarrant, Wise

AIDS/HIV Legal Redress Program
2002 Wheeler St
Houston, TX 77004-5142
Phone: 713-526-3389
Fax: 713-630-2699
http://www.naacphouston.org

Intake:
713-526-3389
Counties Served:
Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Montgomery
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Juvenile, Health, Dissolution, Custody, AIDS/HIV

American Civil Liberties Union Of Texas - San Antonio Chapter
PO Box 120072
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210-226-8707
Fax: 210-226-9059
http://www.aclu.org

Intake:
210-226-8707

Border Association for Refugees from Central America (BARCA)
P. O. Box 1725, Ste B28
Edinburg, TX 78540
Phone: 956-631-7447
Fax: 956-687-9266
RGVBARCA@aol.com
Counties Served:
Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy, Zapata
Type of Cases Accepted:
Wills, Immigration, Domestic Violence,
Dissolution, Adoption

Brazos County Civil Legal Aid Referral, Inc.
202 E 27th St
Bryan, TX 77803-3914
Phone: 409-775-5274
Fax: 409-775-1693
Counties Served:
Brazos
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution

Cameron County Bar Association Pro Bono Project
1040 S Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78521-2447
Phone: 956-546-5550
Fax: 956-541-3313
Intake:
956-546-5550
Counties Served:
Cameron
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Family lawTorts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Immigration, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Capital Area AIDS Legal Project Of AIDS Services Of Austin
PO Box 4874
Austin, TX 78765
Phone: 512-406-6173
Fax: 512-452-3299
http://www.asaustin.org

Liz.cohen@asaustin.org
Intake:
512-406-6173
Counties Served:
Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, Williamson, Central Texas
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Immigration, Health, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Casa De Amigos-Legal -- Pro Bono Clinic
1101 E Garden Lane
Midland, TX 79701-3683
Phone: 432-682.9701
Fax: 915-682-3817
http://www.casadeamigosmidland.org

casadeamigos@marshill.com
Intake:
432-682.9701
Counties Served:
Midland
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Catholic Family Service, Inc.
102 Ave J
Lubbock, TX 79401-1438
Phone: 806-765-8475
Fax: 806-765-8630
Intake:
806-741-0409
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

Child Abuse/Adoption, Committee
3000 One Shell Plz
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-229-1372
Fax: 713-229-1522
Type of Cases Accepted:
Adoption

Children's Justice Center Of El Paso
905 Noble Street
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-542-1134

Dallas CASA
2816 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204-5958
Phone: 214-827-8961
Fax: 214-827-8973
http://www.dallascasa.org
Counties Served:
Dallas
Type of Cases Accepted:
Terminating Parental Rights, Adoption

Dallas Legal Hospice
3626 N. Hall Street
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-521-6622
Fax: 214-941-2205
http://www.dlh.org

info@dlh.org
Intake:
214-521.6622
Counties Served:
Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Rockwall
Type of Cases Accepted:
Insurance and Family lawHealth, AIDS/HIV

Dallas Tenants' Association Housing, Crisis Center
3108 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX 75204-6174
Phone: 214-828-4244
Fax: 214-828-9623
Counties Served:
Dallas
Type of Cases Accepted:
Housing

Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc.
2400 A E Yandell
El Paso, TX 79903
Phone: 915-532-3975
Fax: 915-532-4071
http://www.elpasodiocese.org/dmrs/dmrs.htm

info@dmrs-ep.org
Intake:
915-532-3975
Counties Served:
Brewster, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Presidio
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

East Texas Legal Services Pro Bono Program
PO Box 170
Texarkana, TX 75504-0170
Phone: 214-793-7661
Fax: 903-792-2150

El Paso Bar Association Pro Bono Project
1301 N Oregon
El Paso, TX 79902-4120
Phone: 915-544-5276
Fax: 915-533-6826
Intake:
915-544-5276
Counties Served:
El Paso
Type of Cases Accepted:
Dissolution

Family ElderCare, Inc. Dip & Money Management Program
2210 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78705-1450
Phone: 512-450-0844
Fax: 512-459-6436
http://www.familyeldercare.org

Counties Served:
Travis, Williamson
Type of Cases Accepted:
Guardianship

Galveston County Senior Citizens Program
2201 Ave L
Galveston, TX 77550-4725
Phone: 409-766-2444
Fax: 409-766-2449
Counties Served:
Galveston
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Health, Custody

Hidalgo County Bar Association Pro Bono Project
314 S Closner Blvd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: 956-383-5323
Fax: 956-383-5322
Intake:
956-383-5323
Counties Served:
Hidalgo, Starr
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Inc.
1001 Fannin, Ste 1370
Houston, TX 77002-6708
Phone: 713-237-9429
Fax: 713-652-0001
http://www.hlrs.org/

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
712 Main Street, 2700
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-228-0735
Fax: 713-228-5826
http://ehvlp.org

Intake:
713 228-0732
Counties Served:
Harris
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, for nonprofits, Taxation, Dissolution, Custody, CED

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, Inc AIDS Sub-Committee
712 Main Street, 27th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-228-0732
Fax: 713-228-5826
Intake:
713-228-0732
Counties Served:
Harris
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Houston Young Lawyers C/o Baker & Botts
PO Box 61208
Houston, TX 77208
Phone: 713-224-4952

Jefferson County Bar Association Pro Bono Program
1001 Pearl Street, Ste 202
Beaumont, TX 77701-3631
Phone: 409-839-2332
Fax: 409-784-5808
http://www.jcba.org
probono@jcba.org
Intake:
409-839-2332
Counties Served:
Jefferson
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Health, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Justice For Children
2600 Southwest Freeway, 806
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-225-4357
http://www.justiceforchildren.org/

Counties Served:
Harris
Type of Cases Accepted:
Child Abuse

Know Your Rights Project
6006 Bellare Boulevard, 100
Houston, TX 77081
Phone: 713-665-1284

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas
114 West Louisiana
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: 972-542-9405
http://www.lanwt.org

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas
703 Scott Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 940-723-5542
http://www.lanwt.org

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
1515 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-742-5768
Fax: 214-698-1106
http://www.lanwt.org

Counties Served:
Dallas
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas
1220 Broadway Street, Ste 1601
Lubbock, TX 79401-3210
Phone: 800-933-4557
Fax: 806-765-7201
http://www.lanwt.org

Counties Served:
Borden, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Dickens, Gaines, Hockley, Kent, Lynn, Lubbock, Terry, Yoakum
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Attorney Involvement Program
203 W 8th Ave, 600
Amarillo, TX 79101-2338
Phone: 806-373-6808
Fax: 806-376-8056
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
800-955-6808
Counties Served:
Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith,
Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Wheeler
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Attorney Involvement Program
2212 Arlington Downs Road, Ste 102
Arlington, TX 76011-6301
Phone: 817-649-4750
Fax: 817-649-4758
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
817-336-3943
Counties Served:
Erath, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, IRS Tax IssuesTerminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Attorney Involvement Program
100 Chestnut Street, Ste 100 A
Abilene, TX 79602-1440
Phone: 800-933-8591
Fax: 915-676-9229
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
800-933-8591
Counties Served:
Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, Mills, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Shackelford, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Taylor
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Attorney Involvement Project
620 N Grant Ave, Ste 410
Odessa, TX 79761-4542
Phone: 915-332-1207
Fax: 915-334-6848
http://www.lanwt.org

Counties Served:
Andrews, Crane, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Upton, Ward, Winkler
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Attorney Involvement Project, North Office
114 W Louisiana St
Mc Kinney, TX 75069-4414
Phone: 972-542-9405
Fax: 972-548-2410
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
888-529-5277
Counties Served:
Collin, Grayson, Kaufman, Rockwall
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Bar Involvement Program
701 Broadway St
Plainview, TX 79072-7353
Phone: 800-955-8491
Fax: 806-296-0786
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
800-955-8491
Counties Served:
Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Hall, Lamb, Motley, Parmer, Swisher
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Bar Involvement Project
625 Dallas Drive, 350
Denton, TX 76205
Phone: 940-383-1406
Fax: 940-382-7797
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
940-383-1406
Counties Served:
Cooke, Denton, Jack, Montague, Wise
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Housing, Wills, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas Private Bar Involvement Project
700 Scott Ave, Ste 100
Wichita Falls, TX 76301-2604
Phone: 940-723-5542
Fax: 940-723-1551
http://www.lanwt.org

Intake:
800-926-5542
Counties Served:
Archer, Baylor, Childress, Clay, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Immigration, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Lone Star Legal Aid
512 S Main St
Belton, TX 76513-3462
Phone: 254-939-5773
Fax: 254-939-3767
Intake:
800-234-6606
Counties Served:
Bell, Burnet, Coryell, Falls, Lampasas, Llano, Milam, San Saba
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Lone Star Legal Aid
140 E Tyler St, Ste 150
Longview, TX 75601-7248
Phone: 903-758-9123
Fax: 903-758-1817
http://dbrumbelow@lonestarlegal.org

Intake:
903-758-9123
Counties Served:
Gregg
Type of Cases Accepted:
Wills, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Lone Star Legal Aid
140 E Tyler St, Ste 150
Longview, TX 75601-7248
Phone: 903-758-9123
Fax: 903-758-1817
Intake:
903-758-9123
Counties Served:
Harrison
Type of Cases Accepted:
Wills, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody,
Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Lone Star Legal Aid
1415 Fannin St, Fl 3
Houston, TX 77002-7632
Phone: 713-652-0077
Fax: 713-652-3814
Intake:
713-652-5911
Counties Served:
Harris
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Lone Star Legal Aid
PO Box 631070
Nacogdoches, TX 75963-1070
Phone: 409-560-1455
Fax: 409-560-5385
Intake:
800-354-1889
Counties Served:
Angelina, Nacogdoches
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Lone Star Legal Aid -- East Texas Pro Bono Project
115 1st Street SW
5th FL, Bank Bldg
Paris, TX 75460-5714
Phone: 903-785-8711
Fax: 903-785-5990
Intake:
800-925-5802
Counties Served:
Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Red River
Type of Cases Accepted:
Family law involving family violence, other civil matters not restricted by LSC regulationsTerminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

National Fathers Resource Center - Fathers for Equal Rights, Inc.
PO Box 50052
Dallas, TX 75201-3523
Phone: 214-953-2233
Fax: 214-953-0633
http://www.gathers4kids.org

Intake:
214-953-2233
Counties Served:
Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Tarrant
Type of Cases Accepted:
False accusations of child abuse and Domestic Violence,Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Nex Lawfirm Pro Bono Project
140 E Tyler St, Ste 150
Longview, TX 75601-7248
Phone: 903-758-9123
Fax: 903-758-1817
Intake:
903-758-9123
Counties Served:
Camp, Marion, Morris, Titus
Type of Cases Accepted:
Housing, Wills, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Pension Information Counseling & Assistance Program Of The Southwest (Louisiana)
815 Brazos
Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 888-343-4414
Fax: 512-477-6576
http://www.tlsc.org

Intake:
888-343-4414
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
We help workers and retirees in Lousiana, New
Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas with problems involving pension and retirement plans.

Pension Information Counseling & Assistance Program Of The Southwest (New Mexico)
815 Brazos, Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 888-343-4414
Fax: 512-477-6576
http://www.tlsc.org

Intake:
888-343-4414
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
We help workers and retirees in Lousiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas with problems involving pension and retirement plans.

Pension Information Counseling & Assistance Program Of The Southwest (Oklahoma)
815 Brazos, Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 888-343-4414
Fax: 512-477-6576
http://www.tlsc.org

Intake:
888-343-4414
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
We help workers and retirees in Lousiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas with problems involving pension and retirement plans.

Pension Information Counseling & Assistance Program Of The Southwest (Texas)
815 Brazos, Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 888-343-4414
Fax: 512-477-6576
http://www.tlsc.org

Intake:
888-343-4414
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
We help workers and retirees in Lousiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas with problems involving pension and retirement plans.

Political Asylum Project of Austin - PAPA
314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard, Suite 501
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: 512-478-0546
Fax: 512-476-9788
http://www.papaustin.org

Intake:
512-478-0546
Counties Served:
Travis
Central Texas
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration, Domestic Violence

Pro BAR
301 E Madison Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550-4907
Phone: 956-425-9231
Fax: 956-425-9233
probar@sbcglobal.net
Counties Served:
Nationwide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration, Detention Immigration

Refugee And Immigrant Center For Education, And Legal Services, Inc.
1305 N Flores St
San Antonio, TX 78212-4927
Phone: 210-226-7722
Fax: 210-212-4856
Intake:
210-226-7722
Counties Served:
Bexar
Bexar, San Antonio Immigration, District
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

San Antonio
Bar Association - Community Justice Program
100 Dolorosa - Bexar County Courthouse, 5th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 866-988-9996
Fax: 210-271-3482
http://www.sabar.org/cjp

Intake:
866-988.9999
Counties Served:
Bexar and surrounding counties
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Wills, Dissolution, Adoption

Southwest AIDS Committee Inc. Legal Services Referral Project
1505 Mescalero Dr
El Paso, TX 79925-2019
Phone: 915-772-3366
Fax: 915-772-3494
Counties Served:
Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Presidio
Type of Cases Accepted:
Wills, AIDS/HIV

Texas Accountants & Lawyers For The Arts
1540 Sul Ross
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 800-526-8252
Fax: 713-526-1299
http://talarts.org

Intake:
800-526-8252
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Wills, Art Law, Contracts, Mediation, 1st Amendment Rights.

Texas Community Building With Attorney Resources/Texas C-BAR
4920 N. IH 35
Austin, TX 78751
Phone: 512-374-2712
Fax: 512/447-3940
http://www.texascbar.org

info@texascbar.org
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Housing, Real Estate, CED

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid -- El Paso County Pro Bono Project
1331 Texas Avenue
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-544-3022
Fax: 915-533-4108
http://trla.org

Intake:
866-988-9996
Counties Served:
El Paso, Socorro
Type of Cases Accepted:
Divorce; Child Protective Services cases (CPS) referred to Program by CPS Court; Guardianship cases referred by the Probate Court; Child Support cases; and Pro Se Divorce clinics held monthly; Immigration, Dissolution

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. -- Volunteer Lawyers Project
3825 Agnes St
Corpus Christi, TX 78405-3002
Phone: 361-883-3623
Fax: 361-883-7615
http://www.trla.org

Intake:
800 840 3379 xt. 121
Counties Served:
Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, De Witt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
12 counties served
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Juvenile, Immigration, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. -- Weslaco
300 South Texas
Weslaco, TX 78596
Phone: 956-968-6574
Fax: 956-968-8823
http://www.trla.org

Intake:
866-988-9996
Counties Served:
Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Brewster, Brooks, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Comal, Crockett, Culberson, De Witt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Hidalgo, Hudspeth
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Travis County Bar Association
700 Lavaca Suite 602
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-472-0279
Fax: 512-473-2720
Counties Served:
Travis
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

VAWA Pro Bono Project, YMCA
6300 Westpark Dr, Ste 600
Houston, TX 77057-7220
Phone: 713-339-9015
Fax: 713-339-1159
http://www.ymcahouston.org

Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration, Domestic Violence

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
700 Lavaca St, Ste 603
Austin, TX 78701-3102
Phone: 512-476-5550
Fax: 512-322-0764
http://www.vlsoct.org

Intake:
512-447-7707
Counties Served:
Lee, Travis, Williamson
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution

Women's Advocacy Project, Inc.
PO Box 833
Austin, TX 78767-0833
Phone: 512-476-5377 (Admin.)
Fax: 512-476-5773
http://www.women-law.org

Intake:
800-777-FAIR
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Domestic Violence

Lawyer Referral Programs:

State Bar of Texas LRIS
PO Box 12487
General Phone No: 877-9TEXBAR
Austin, TX 78711-2487
800 Phone: 800-252-9690
Languages: Spanish
http://www.texasbar.com/lris

Counties Served:
Statewide, except for Bexar, Dallas,
El Paso, Harris, Jefferson, Nueces, Tarrant and Travis counties
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

Dallas Bar Association LRS
2101 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201-2768
General Phone No: 214-220-7444
Languages: Spanish
http://www2.dallasbar.org/referral
Counties Served: Dallas, Collin
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: Civil Rights, International, Veteran's/Military

El Paso Bar Association LRS
500 E. San Antonio Room L-112
EL Paso, TX 79901-2420
General Phone No: 915-532-7052
Languages: Spanish
http://elpasobar.com/lawyer_referral
Counties Served: El Paso
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: Administration, Civil Rights, Environmental, Healthcare, Workers' Compensation

Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
PO Box 924523
General Phone No: 713-227-2404
Houston, TX 77292-4523
http://www.hccla.org/

Counties Served:
Harris
Types of cases referred:
Refers to: Criminal Law

Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Inc.
1111 Bagby St
General Phone No: 713-237-9429
Houston, TX 77002
800 Phone: 88-289-4577
Languages: Spanish
http://www.hlrs.org/

Counties Served:
Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend, Galveston and Brazoria
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel, Pro Bono Panel

Jefferson County Bar Association LRS
1085 Pearl, Room 202
General Phone No: 409-835-8438
Beaumont, TX 77701-3552
http://www.jcba.org/Lawyer_Referral.htm

Counties Served:
Jefferson
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel, Pro Bono Panel

Corpus Christi Bar Association LRS
555 N. Caranchua Suite 260
Corpus Christi, TX 78401-0814
General Phone No: 361-883-3971
Languages: Spanish
http://www.ccbar.com/resources.html
Counties Served: Nueces, Bee, San Patricio, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: Civil Rights

San Antonio Bar Association LRS
Bexar County Courthouse, Suite 500
General Phone No: 210-227-8822 & 210-227-1853
San Antonio, TX 78205
http://www.sabar.org/public/finder.html

Counties Served:
San Antonio
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

Tarrant County Bar Association LRS
1315 Calhoun Street
General Phone No: 817-336-4101
Fort Worth, TX 76102-6504
Languages: Spanish
http://www.tarrantbar.org/

Counties Served:
Tarrant, Johnson, Wise, Parker, Denton, Hood
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

LRS of Central Texas
PO Box 218
General Phone No: 512-472-8303
Austin, TX 78767
800 Phone: 866-303-8303
Languages: Spanish
http://www.austinlrs.org

Counties Served:
Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law. Veterans receive a 20% discount on attorney fees when callers identify themselves as veterans. The legal services available are in civil and criminal matters.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel

Military-Specific Programs:

State Bar of Texas
P.O. Box 12487
1414 Colorado
Austin, TX 78711-2487
800-204-2222 ext. 1855
bryan.spencer@texasbar.com
Contact: Col. Bryan Spencer

Estate Planning, Probate, Wills, Issues arising from SSCRA and USERRA (Limit to those in TX)

The State Bar of Texas is coordinating its LAMP program with assistance from local bars and volunteer attorneys throughout Texas. Lawyers who have been trained provide pro bono assistance to deployed military personnel. Those needing assistance can contact Col. Bryan Spencer, bryan.spencer@texasbar.com.

Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans: A State Bar of Texas program to establish and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the state for Texas military veterans and their families who otherwise cannot afford or do not have access to basic civil legal services. Provides resources, training, and materials to assist local bar associations in organizing and maintaining veterans legal clinics. Civil practice areas covered in veterans legal clinics include but are not necessarily limited to Bankruptcy, Child Support, Divorce/Custody, Guardianship/Probate, Landlord/Tenant, Wills/Estate Planning, Employment, Housing, and Tax. Visit www.texasbar.com/veterans for more information, including a list of pro bono veterans legal clinics, other legal services resources, disability claims resources, and a list of veterans service provider resources.

Houston Bar Association's Veterans Legal Initiative
HBA's Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
712 Main Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002
713-228-0735
Contact- Mickey Baden
mickey.baden@hvlp.org

The HBA's Veterans Legal Initiative provides pro bono legal services for veterans in Harris County through regularly-scheduled legal advice clinics at several venues, as well as through its Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. Veterans can get help with legal issues including family law, wills and probate, consumer law, landlord/tenant issues, disability, and veterans benefits.

A legal advice clinic is held every Friday afternoon, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 pm., at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe, First Floor. No appointment is necessary. Veterans can meet with a volunteer attorney who will provide legal advice and counsel. If the veteran needs further legal assistance, they will be assigned a pro bono attorney through the HBA's Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.

A legal advice clinic is held monthly at the U.S. VETS at Midtown Terrace residential facility for veterans in Houston and quarterly at the DeGeorge at Union Station residential facility for veterans in Houston.

Saturday legal advice clinics are held in November and February at an American Legion or VFW post in Houston.

More information on the Veterans Legal Initiative is available on the HBA website, www.hba.org.

Houston Bar Foundation/Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Veterans Legal Initiative
1001 Fannin Street, Suite 1300
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713-759-1133
Intake: Clinics are held every Friday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Saturday clinics are held in surrounding counties. Visit www.hba.org for a complete list of upcoming clinics.
Counties Served: Friday clinics serve Harris County; Saturday clinics serve Harris and 16 surrounding counties.
Type of Cases Accepted: Family, Wills and Probate, Consumer, Real Estate, Disability, VA Benefits and other civil cases.

Texas Veteran's Legal Assistance Project

Hotline FAQs:

The Veterans' Legal Assistance Project serves low to moderate income Texas veterans earning up to twice the federal poverty limit, as well as their spouses, dependents, and survivors.

Eligibility Guidelines:

To receive services, you must be a Texas veteran, or the spouse, dependent or survivor of a Texas veteran, and have household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Services Provided:

  • Legal assistance in civil legal matters, including family law, employment, housing, consumer, bankruptcy, probate, VA benefits.
  • Referral to private attorney or community services where appropriate.

Contact Info:

Call us at 1-800-622-2520.

We receive a heavy volume of calls. If you get our voicemail, please give your name, phone number including area code, address, and a brief description of your problem. You may leave more than one phone number.

This program is made possible by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance. The Fund for Veterans' Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. Funding for these grants comes from a portion of Veterans scratch-off lottery ticket sales. For help or information about state and federal veterans' benefits, call the Texas Veterans Commission Veterans HOTLINE: 1-800-252-VETS (8387) or visit http://texas-veterans.com.

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides support to this program.

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