Monday, July 11, 2011

Texas Legal Services Center’s Veterans’ Legal Assistance Project - CLE programs!

Advocates Serving Veterans is a service offered as a part of Texas Legal Services Center’s  Veterans’ Legal Assistance Project. The series will include several FREE 1 hour teleconference CLEs on a variety of topics of interest to Volunteer and Legal Services attorney serving low income veterans. 
Although they may have a Texas flare, these CLE are free to Legal Services Attorneys anywhere who are seeking to serve veterans, or to Pro Bono Attorneys serving veterans through a non-profit group or LSC organizations. 
Currently scheduled CLEs include:
  • July 11, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Family law, including child support
  • July 25, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Unemployment Insurance
  • August 8, 2011 12:00-1:00 CST- Expunctions
  • August 22, 2011, 12:00-1:00 CST- Consumer Utility Rights
 Attorneys interested in attending telephone CLE programs should contact the TLSC Veterans Legal Assistance Project at 1-512-637-5417 for dial-in codes and more information. 
More Topics and Dates Will Be Forthcoming!
More information:
About Lone Star Lawyers for Lone Star Veterans
LSLA honors Texas veterans and service members by prioritizing their unique civil legal needs through our initiative, “Lone Star Lawyers for Lone Star Veterans”. We engage LSLA staff, community partners and pro bono attorneys to provide free legal services, advocacy and education to veterans and service members. LSLA is the fourth largest legal service organization in United States; we provide free civil legal services to low income individuals and families who have immediate civil legal needs but cannot afford an attorney. LSLA offers a broad range of free civil legal services to qualifying individuals, including family matters, child advocacy, education and civil rights, public benefits, health care access, consumer issues, home ownership, tenants’ rights, employment, estate planning, probate matters and disaster relief. LSLA serves one-third of Texas, its service area spans 76 counties throughout Texas and Arkansas and includes Fort Hood, Houston and Waco, regions which have high concentrations of veterans and military families.

Additional free continuing legal education programs in support of veterans are listed at

1 comment:

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