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
In collaboration with Texas Bar Blog for National Pro Bono Week Melissa Wilks is a solo practitioner with Wilks Law Office PLLC. What kind of pro bono do you do and how long have you been doing it? I started doing pro bono work as soon as I was licensed in 2012. I take family law cases through… Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Melissa Wilks
May 8, 1973 – August 27, 2019 By Veronica Jacobs, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Jerry was a gift to us, to the greater Houston community, to his clients, and to Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL). Jerry and I worked together for more than 12 years. Our friendship grew out of our passion to help persons living with… Continue reading A Tribute to Attorney Jerry C. Larson, Jr.
From the vaults: In collaboration with Texas Bar Blog for National Pro Bono Week Cynthia Herrera is a public interest attorney with the Texas Advocacy Project. What kind of pro bono do you do and how long have you been doing it? I am a justice warrior (a.k.a. a public interest attorney) and a staunch advocate for… Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Cynthia Herrera
By Verónica Carbajal, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Storytelling. It doesn’t begin with speaking or writing. It begins with listening. I learned the value of listening in my grandmother’s kitchen. My grandmother very much believed that exposing children to the uncensored truth, gently, foments both curiosity and resilience. Because of my quiet demeanor, she not only… Continue reading Muñeca’s Books: Enlightening Hearts, Saving Lives