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DBA’s Equal Access to Justice Helps Fund Cases that Change Lives

DBA’s Equal Access to Justice Helps Fund Cases that Change Lives

The Dallas Bar Association’s Equal Access to Justice fundraising campaign is underway. EAJ funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, which represented 2,476 low-income Dallas individuals in legal disputes in 2011.…

Sen. Hinojosa and Rep. Hunter Receive Justice Legislative Hero Awards

Sen. Hinojosa and Rep. Hunter Receive Justice Legislative Hero Awards

Two Texas legislators known for their determination to improve court access to low-income Texans received recognition for their efforts.…

Robert Dedman Ethics Award Goes to Mark Berg of Pioneer

Robert Dedman Ethics Award Goes to Mark Berg of Pioneer

Berg has handled some of the most complex legal transactions in the global energy sector during the past few years. The energy deals, which valued in the billions and completely…

Marathon Oil’s Richard Horstman is Poster Child for Pro Bono – UPDATE

Marathon Oil’s Richard Horstman is Poster Child for Pro Bono – UPDATE

Richard Horstman, who is widely recognized as one of the leading lawyers for international oil exploration and production, didn’t do much pro bono during his first 30 years at Marathon…

Act III Helps Women Thrive in Law Firm Environment

Act III Helps Women Thrive in Law Firm Environment

Ophelia Camiña designed networking group to staunch exodus of women from firms.…

Mandatory Pro Bono Best Way for Lawyers to ‘Pass it Forward,’ says Supreme Court’s Medina

Mandatory Pro Bono Best Way for Lawyers to ‘Pass it Forward,’ says Supreme Court’s Medina

All six of the other candidates running for the Texas Supreme Court say free legal representation should be voluntary. Only half of Texas lawyers are doing pro bono work, meeting…

Off the Clock: Lea Courington Preserving the History of Southwest Women

Off the Clock: Lea Courington Preserving the History of Southwest Women

In a profession built on library research, Curran Tomko partner finds her escape from the law ... in libraries and research.…

Why Attorneys Should Want To Do Pro Pono

Why Attorneys Should <strong><em>Want</em></strong> To Do Pro Pono

AT&T Counsel says lawyers have a moral and professional obligation to provide legal services to those who cannot afford them. But lawyers also should want to fit pro bono into…

Richard Horstman is Marathon’s Man

Richard Horstman is Marathon’s Man

Pro bono work changed this in-house energy lawyer life and his view of himself as a lawyer.…

Corporate Legal Dept. and Law Firm Team to Provide Legal Services to Abused Women

Corporate Legal Dept. and Law Firm Team to Provide Legal Services to Abused Women

ExxonMobil and Fulbright develop unique partnership through Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.…

The Thirsty Horse

The Thirsty Horse

Weil Gotshal Partner Sylvia Mayer points the way to a better pro bono program.…

Corporate Counsels Increase Pro Bono and Pressure Outside Firms to Do So, Too

Corporate Counsels Increase Pro Bono and Pressure Outside Firms to Do So, Too

From Dell and Shell to AT&T and ExxonMobil, corporate legal departments take pro bono efforts of outside law firms into account during the hiring process.…

Weil Gotshal Is Proof That Pro Bono Pays

Weil Gotshal Is Proof That Pro Bono Pays

Houston Appellate lawyer Lisa Eskow reaped the rewards of hundreds of hours of pro bono.…

Texas Lawyers Assist American Veterans

Texas Lawyers Assist American Veterans

Joseph “Chester” Romero tried for years to file for disability benefits after sustaining back injuries during World War II, but dozens of filings yielded no results. Romero, like many veterans…

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