ProBono Opportunity

Online Legal Help for Texans Impacted by COVID-19

More than ever, low-income Texans need civil legal help. Unemployment, evictions, and managing child custody are just some of the COVID-related legal issues fellow Texans are seeking guidance on during these extraordinary times. We're looking for compassionate law students to donate their time and talents to address this increased need for legal assistance through our LiveChat program.

LiveChat is a service on TexasLawHelp.org, a website dedicated to providing free court forms and legal information. Visitors can connect with attorneys and law students in real-time through the LiveChat feature. Law students can help visitors find the legal information they need and resources that may be of further assistance.

Join us for a virtual presentation and Q&A to learn more about this pro bono opportunity. Register for the LiveChat Volunteer Orientation session offered for your Law School (see list below). After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the presentation.

Baylor Law School

LiveChat Volunteer Orientation 

Baylor Law School - Spring 2021
December 1, 2020 |4:30 PM (CT)

Learn More About TexasLawHelp.org

TexasLawHelp.org: Responding to Legal Needs Caused by COVID-19

At the onset of the pandemic, legal aid leaders convened to organize and coordinate a statewide effort to help low-income Texans with COVID-19 related legal issues. They needed a centralized location to house the information, and they chose TexasLawHelp.org. 

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Most Frequently Used Links on TexasLawHelp.org

TexasLawHelp.org has free legal information and court-approved forms with step-by-step instructions. Find information on accessing public benefitscriminal recordshousing, retirement, debtveterans/military services, divorce, child custody, and more. 

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Internship — TexasLawHelp.org LiveChat

What you can expect to learn: You'll learn how to interact with clients experiencing urgent legal needs directly and quickly collect facts, spot issues, and provide the appropriate legal information/resources. You'll gain exposure to the practical realities of the day-to-day practice of law along with a wide-range of civil practice areas, like family, consumer, housing, and estate law. 

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About Us: TexasLawHelp.org — The Law, Made Clear

TexasLawHelp.org is a website dedicated to providing free, reliable legal information to low-income Texans. It is part of a broader effort within the national legal aid community to use technology, specifically the Internet, to enhance and expand the delivery of legal aid. In 2019, more than 2.7 million users accessed TexasLawHelp.

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