Texas Access to Justice Commission Awards

Houston Volunteer Lawyers and the Houston Bar Association receive two statewide awards from the Texas Access to Justice Commission:

  • The HBA's Veterans Legal Initiative was awarded with the Pro Bono Award for creating self-sustaining pro bono projects that motivate lawyers from specialized practice areas to provide pro bono legal assistance directly to poor Texans.
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers received the Deborah G. Hankinson Award for demonstrativing a commitment to access to justice in the community. 
The awards were presented at the State Bar's annual Local Bar Leaders Conference in Houston on July 27, 2013. 
Posted: July 31, 2013