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Zaffirini appointed Texas Access to Justice Commission senate liaison

Sen. Judith Zaffirini, the first Hispanic woman elected to the Texas Senate, has been appointed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to the Texas Access to Justice Commission. Zaffirini will help the commission expand civil legal aid resources to low-income Texans. The Laredo native has received more than 900 awards and honors for her public service...… Continue Reading

America Ranks 94th Worldwide in Civil Justice: Attorneys and the Legal Insurance Industry Are Partnering to Improve Access and Affordability

I’ve learned a lot this past year as I traveled across the country meeting with state bar associations and legal industry leaders, but one thing stood out as a reoccurring theme: Many of us in the legal community are passionate about providing all Americans access to affordable legal services. We are not okay with the...… Continue Reading

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation launches new endowment fund

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation launched the Joe Jamail Endowment for Veteran Legal Services to ensure Texas veterans have access to free legal help as they transition to civilian life.  “We are proud to continue the legacy of legal legend Joe Jamail by dedicating these funds to providing free legal assistance to the individuals...… Continue Reading
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