There are many ways to offer pro bono legal services, including working in a legal advice clinic, mentoring another attorney in an area of law in which you have expertise, or taking a case from a legal services organization. For more information on pro bono opportunities across Texas, visit the "Organizations in Need" link on texaslawyershelp.
Volunteer Legal Services
During Pro Bono Spring Break, over 50 law students and supervising faculty members travel across the state to volunteer their time helping low-income Texans resolve their civil legal problems. Learn more…. The Commission works in tandem with these Access to Justice Partners to ensure access to justice for all. All rights reserved. Brian Kilpatrick has regularly represented pro bono clients for over 20 years.
Most recently he represented a mother in a contentious child custody case in which she had been deprived her parental rights after representing herself in a prior action. Since , CHT has been providing abused or abandoned, homeless and runaway youth a safe haven from the dangers of street life and abuse.
By giving these youths necessary skills, training, and emotional support, CHT creates positive life alternatives and the opportunity to develop into self-sufficient adults. Some examples of the types of pro bono matters we regularly handle are:.
Jackson Walker regularly hosts CLEs presented by legal aid organizations, with a goal of recruiting firm attorneys to take pro bono cases on the topic presented. The goal for these training presentations was to teach, encourage and recruit attorneys to the pro bono causes. In addition to the gift of time, the firm and its attorneys make regular financial contributions to organizations that support pro bono legal service. Jackson Walker and its individual attorneys have received numerous accolades and awards over the years for pro bono service in the communities in which we live and work.
Texas Legal Aid And Pro Bono Services
A handful of examples of such awards include:. Skip to content. As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way. The firm has a comprehensive Pro Bono Policy that is administered by a multi-office Pro Bono Committee comprised of partners and associates from our offices and Partner Brian A. Kilpatrick serving as the Pro Bono Committee Chair since Charles L. Brian A.