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Pro Bono Spotlight: Rachael M. Watson

In collaboration with Texas Bar Blog for National Pro Bono Week Rachael Watson is a Paralegal with the Paralegal Services of North Texas. What kind of pro bono do you do and how long have you been doing it? I have been doing pro bono work for almost five years now. I work with attorneys across the state… Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Rachael M. Watson

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Effectively Attaining the Child’s Perspective

By Karmel Mister Willis, Montgomery County Women’s Center Attending the Texas Bar College Summer School CLE at Moody Gardens provided me with the immense opportunity to gain better insight in numerous areas of law. One topic that particularly intrigued me was the session titled “Interviewing Children: A Primer for Attorneys and Judges.” It is widely… Continue reading Effectively Attaining the Child’s Perspective

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Navigating Texas Family Code Title IV Protective Orders

By Zelda Hinojosa-Howell, Lone Star Legal Aid Representing survivors of crime requires a willingness to provide holistic legal services to meet both their legal and non-legal needs. Legal aid attorneys representing survivors of crime wear many hats. We are their zealous advocate, but at times it can feel like we are also their cheerleader, therapist,… Continue reading Navigating Texas Family Code Title IV Protective Orders