Equal Access to Justice Society

Equal Access to Justice Society

The Equal Access to Justice Society is a new program by Houston Volunteer Lawyers ("HVL") in 2019 to encourage individual attorneys to make a commitment to pro bono. 

A Society Member commits to take:

  • One pro bono case with HVL.
  • Each bar year.  The Bar Year runs from July 1 through June 30.
  • For five years. 

To support our Society Members, HVL will provide the following benefits:

  • Invitation-Only Events
  • "Next Level" Mentorship Program
  • All-Access Pass to HVL CLEs
  • HVL Lapel Pin

Plus all of HVL's volunteer resources:

  • Substantive Law Mentorship
  • Language Access Services
  • Templates

Ready to make the commitment?  Complete the Commitment Form below and return it to the Pro Bono Department via email to probono@hvlp.org, fax to 713-228-5826, or mail to 1111 Bagby, Suite FLB300, Houston, Texas 77002.

If you are interested in being one of our "Next Level" mentors, please contact our Pro Bono Coordinator, Brittany Krohn, at Brittany.Krohn@hvlp.org.

Upcoming Events for Society Members

Bolded events are exclusive for members and next-level mentors or by invitation only.

  • CLE - Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Taxes - Oh My! Rescheduled due to Imelda.  Date: TBD.  Free to Society Members.  Click here for details.
  • CLE - Annual Family Law Seminar.  Friday, October 18, 2019.  Free to Society Members.  Click here for details.
  • Pro Bono Matters! An Inspirational Celebration of the Impact of Pro Bono.  Pro Bono Week, Monday, October 21, 2019.  Hosted by Centerpoint.  Invitation only.

More to Come! 


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