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- They Had a Dream Too
Outside the Woolworth’s in Greensboro, N.C., a plaque commemorates one of the landmarks of the civil rights movement with an apposite quote: “Sometimes taking a stand for what is undeniably right means taking a seat.”
- Partnering for Pro Bono
DID YOU KNOW?: Texas attorneys are addressing less than 25% of legal needs of low income Texans today. While there is 1 lawyer for every 322 Texans, there is only 1 legal aid lawyer for every 10,838 poor Texans.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE: You can make a difference by signing up to Partner for Pro Bono! Partnering for Pro Bono is a web-based matching program that pairs in-house attorneys with private practice attorneys so that, together, they can make a difference.
BEGIN NOW: By answering the questions in the Profile, you will be matched with a partner or more. After you are matched, please click on View Open Cases to select your pro bono case.
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- TX Lawyers for TX Veterans
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.
- Ten Minute Mentor
Ten Minute Mentor features short video segments on topics useful to Texas lawyers. The presenters include legal legends(Joe Jamail, Harry Reasoner), respected jurists (Dale Wainwright, Mary Murphy), experts in their fields (Robert Hirschhorn, Jeff Civins), and young attorneys. Best of all, Ten Minute Mentor is free.