TX Admitted Attorneys – Visit the State Bar’s website, or the Houston Volunteer Lawyers.
Non-TX & LA Admitted Attorneys:
The Texas Supreme Court issued an amended orderfor pro bono attorneys, which does not require a physical presence, provided the attorney works through a legal aid or pro bono program or a bar association. Sign up to volunteer with State Bar of Texas or Houston Volunteer Lawyers.
Resource Materials for Responding to Legal Questions from those Affected by Disasters (from TXBar)
Attorneys in any U.S. Jurisdiction
Hurricane Harvey Flyer for Attorneys
Texas Free Legal Answers – If you are a licensed attorney in any U.S. jurisdiction, you can perform pro bono services on this ABA site pursuant to orders of the Texas Supreme Court.
A place for not only legal information, but also a place for licensed attorneys to volunteer to provide brief advice and assistance. The current income cap is lifted for the time being.
Manual to support volunteer attorneys
Resource Materials for Responding to Legal Questions from those Affected by Disasters
This manual, hosted at the State Bar of Texas website, was prepared to better orient volunteer lawyers regarding the provision of pro bono legal services to victims of natural disasters.
The ABA Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness members are discussing potential training and outreach opportunities with the The Natural Hazard Mitigation Association (NHMA) and the Texas Floodplain Managers Association & Harris County Flood Control.
Disaster Legal Aid Online – This site is a collaborative effort of Lone Star Legal Aid, the American Bar Association, the Legal Services Corporation, the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, the Texas Legal Services Center and Pro Bono Net. Its goals are to serve as a centralized national resource for legal aid, pro bono and criminal defender attorneys across the country on legal issues related to all types of disasters; to recruit and help mobilize pro bono attorneys in the aftermath of a disaster; and to provide accurate and timely information on legal issues related to disasters to the low and moderate income public.
Pro Bono Texas
Free Lawline webinar: Federal Disaster Relief and the National Flood Insurance Program
Free Lawline webinar: Utilizing Government Contracts for Disaster Relief and Hazard Mitigation
NON-LEGAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Want to help #Harvey survivors? See this list of for the public volunteer opportunities.
Article on out of state volunteer physicans
View the ABA's #Harvey resource page.
ABA Law Student Division #Harvey relief volunteer opportunities & survivor resources
Read Joint @ABAYLD and @TYLA Press Release
ABA Free Legal Answers