Lawyers Giving Back
Legal Services Support Division
This Division of the State Bar provides critical support, assistance, and materials to both legal services programs and attorney volunteers. It is the only organization in the state providing legal training to those groups who advocate on behalf of low-income Texans.
Legal Services Support
(800) 204-2222, ext. 1855
Our free monthly e-newsletter is packed with the current pro bono news and events. Get the current issue or search the archives.
Annual events include the Poverty Law Conference and Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat.
Read the State Bar's pro bono policies and frequently-asked questions.
Report your annual hours online and help the State Bar track attorney pro bono service across Texas.
The State Bar honors legal professionals who go above and beyond to increase access to justice.
The State Bar Pro Bono Mentor Program provides up to five hours of MCLE credit (including one hour of ethics) to attorneys participating as either a “mentor” or “mentee” when handling a pro bono case for an approved legal aid or pro bono service program.
This program allows retired, inactive, or out-of-state-licensed attorneys to provide pro bono help in Texas.
This program helps meet the legal needs military personnel and their families.
* State Bar of Texas Pro Bono Resolution [PDF]: Download the details about the "50 hour" pro bono resolution that was adopted in 2000, and Section 6 of the Preamble to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, 1995 revision.