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February 26, 2021 - 1:18 pm

    Media Contact: Tara Shockley (taras@hba.org) (713) 759-1133 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          ...

February 23, 2021 - 4:11 pm

Winter Storm 2021 Resources If you are seeking immediate legal assistance, please apply online or complete a paper...

February 17, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Due to inclement weather and power outages throughout the city, Houston Volunteer Lawyers has canceled this Friday's legal advice clinic. If you are an applicant who received an appointment for this Friday's clinic, Houston Volunteer Lawyers will reach out to...

June 26, 2020 - 11:47 am

June 15, 2020   Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL) would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family...

June 23, 2020 - 4:14 pm

Houston Volunteer Lawyers has named Anne Chandler as the new Executive Director, effective June 22. Previously...

June 19, 2020 - 2:17 pm

If you are being evicted now and need legal assistance, please click HERE.   Evictions, Covid-19, and the CARES Act The federal government passed the CARES Act in March to help people affected by Covid-19. The CARES Act provides some...

April 7, 2020 - 12:51 pm

If you are facing an eviction, please check out our Evictions webpage  HERE.   If you are representing yourself in an eviction, resources can be found HERE.   Resources for COVID-19 related legal issues can be found HERE....

March 11, 2020 - 4:35 pm

The health and safety of the public, our employees, and our volunteers is of paramount importance to Houston Volunteer...

December 9, 2019 - 9:45 pm

HVL has launched a new Volunteer Portal! This is a new hosted service, so click the link below to sign in. If you had a login on the old Portal, your username and password should be the same. If your old password fails to work, it did not meet the new site...

August 29, 2019 - 10:59 am

Jerry C. Larson, Jr. May 8, 1973 – August 27, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of...

June 21, 2019 - 10:36 am

If you are representing yourself in court, you can seek assistance at two locations with our new hours: Civil Courthouse, 201 Caroline Street, 17th Floor, from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm. Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress, Basement, from 8:30 am...

July 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Contact:         Wafa Abdin,                     ...

March 22, 2018 - 10:51 am

  See our Opportunities page for more information.

January 30, 2017 - 10:58 am

There is a need for attorneys - especially, but not exclusively, those with immigration experience - to volunteer to...
Immigration Legal Services: Get the Facts

June 24, 2016 - 12:17 pm

JUNE 23, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on Texas v. United States, upholding per curiam ...