Lone Star Legal Aid Honors International Law Firm, Latham & Watkins, LLP

For Immediate Release October 16, 2017 Harris County, TX - In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 23-29) Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors the Houston office of international law firm Latham & Watkins, LLP, with the 2017 Lone Star Legal Aid - Houston Pro Bono Law Firm Partner Award.  LSLA Pro Bono Awards … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors International Law Firm, Latham & Watkins, LLP

Advocates Convince EPA To Remove Dioxin-Filled San Jacinto Waste Pits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 Highlands, TX – The homes of residents living near the San Jacinto Waste Pits have flooded several times over the past decades. Now the residents wonder if the flood waters carried with them dioxin and other toxins that originated from the San Jacinto River Waste Pits, a Superfund site … Continue reading Advocates Convince EPA To Remove Dioxin-Filled San Jacinto Waste Pits

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Harris County Attorney Pamela Kellet

For Immediate Release October 13, 2017 Harris County, TX - In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 23-29) Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Harris County Attorney, Pamela Kellet with the 2017 Lone Star Legal Aid - Houston Pro Bono Award for the Most Cases Handled.  LSLA Pro Bono Awards recognize attorneys, law firms, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Harris County Attorney Pamela Kellet

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Harris County Attorney Omonzusi

For Immediate Release October 11, 2017 Harris County, TX - In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 23-29), Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Harris County Attorney, Omonzusi Imobioh with two  2017 Lone Star Legal Aid - Houston Pro Bono Awards: one for the Most Litigated Cases Handled and the other for the Most … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Harris County Attorney Omonzusi

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Shelby County Attorney Lynda K. Russell for Pro Bono Work

For Immediate Release October 10, 2017 Nacogdoches, TX -- In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 22-28), Lone Star Legal Aid Nacogdoches Branch Office honors Lynda K. Russell with three prestigious Pro Bono Awards: Most Cases Handled Award, Most Litigated Cases Handled Award, and Most Contested Cases Handled Award.  The Lone Star Legal Aid Pro … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Shelby County Attorney Lynda K. Russell for Pro Bono Work

Disaster SNAP Application Process is Unduly Burdensome for the Disabled

Hurricane Harvey Affected Counties (Texas) –  Lone Star Legal Aid attorneys Jeff Larsen, Lindsay Eustace, and Brenda Willett have contacted the office of Governor Greg Abbott concerning access to the current DSNAP application sites for our disabled client community.  Limited times and locations available for applications with no alternative form of application are unduly burdensome. … Continue reading Disaster SNAP Application Process is Unduly Burdensome for the Disabled

Harvey Debris Dump Site in Low-Income Port Arthur Neighborhood

Port Arthur, Texas–Normally, Debris Management Sites (DMS) are planned in areas where they will cause the least harm to the health and safety of those living in the area. Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Unit is raising community concerns with the City of Port Arthur’s decision to locate a “temporary” storm DMS near a … Continue reading Harvey Debris Dump Site in Low-Income Port Arthur Neighborhood

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Houston Office is up and running — in new digs. 

Houston, Texas – Lone Star Legal Aid is continuing to provide legal assistance, now from new office space. This week marks a milestone for all LSLA staff formerly working out of our Houston office. We now have official office space to continue delivering much-needed legal assistance, helping families struggling to make ends meet and recover … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Houston Office is up and running — in new digs. 

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Attorney Eldridge Moak For Upholding Justice In Cherokee County

For Immediate Release Cherokee County, TX - In commemoration of National Pro Bono Week (October 23-29) Lone Star Legal Aid honors Cherokee County Attorney, Eldridge Moak with the 2017 Cherokee County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.  LSLA Pro Bono Awards recognize attorneys, law firms, and community partners who donate their time and legal … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Attorney Eldridge Moak For Upholding Justice In Cherokee County

LSLA Files Suit to Protect Renters’ Rights at 2100 Memorial

Houston, TX - Late Friday, Lone Star Legal Aid attorneys Mark Grandich and Rich Tomlinson filed a lawsuit on behalf of 3 residents living at 2100 Memorial Drive.  The Houston Housing Authority (HHA), owns the high-rise, which is the home of 198 senior citizens. The lawsuit seeks to block the HHA from canceling all of … Continue reading LSLA Files Suit to Protect Renters’ Rights at 2100 Memorial