Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, part of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Awards LSLA $300,000 Grant

For Immediate Release Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid has been awarded a $300,000 grant as part of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, administered through the Greater Houston Community Foundation. Lone Star Legal Aid was chosen as one of the ninety local nonprofit organizations that will provide services to Houston and Harris County flood … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, part of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Awards LSLA $300,000 Grant

Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Houston, TX- Lone Star Legal Aid has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Port Violating Freeport East Enders’ Civil Rights

Freeport, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Team and the Showalter Law Firm are collectively working to prevent Port Freeport from easing its way into the Freeport East Enders’ historic working-class neighborhood, violating their civil rights under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. The East Enders are reluctant to move or sell … Continue reading Port Violating Freeport East Enders’ Civil Rights

Litigation Decrees Client Perpetual Disability Tax Exemption

  Harris County, TX – After a team litigation effort between Lone Star Legal Aid attorney Sharon Reynerson and Disability Rights Texas attorneys Rachel Cohen-Miller and Christopher McGreal, Tonia Osberg, who is legally blind, has been rightfully awarded a disability tax exemption. The exemption is also perpetual and will remain in effect until the client … Continue reading Litigation Decrees Client Perpetual Disability Tax Exemption

Harris County Judge Says HHA Cannot Evict Residents of 2100 Memorial

Houston, TX – Harris County Judge Daryl L. Moore signed a Temporary Injunction Friday in favor of the residents fighting notices to vacate at the 2100 Memorial senior living facility they call home. "This ruling does exactly what we intended with filing the suit. HHA has to prove why they feel it is necessary to … Continue reading Harris County Judge Says HHA Cannot Evict Residents of 2100 Memorial

Lone Star Legal Aid Calls on HUD to Alleviate Affordable Housing Shortage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

BE IT EVER SO HUMBLE, THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME Lone Star Legal Aid, and Michael Daniel and Laura Beshara of Daniel & Beshara, P.C.  call on HUD to help alleviate the suffering imposed by Hurricane Harvey and the severe housing shortage for low-income Texans.  Hurricane Harvey devastated large portions of Lone Star Legal … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Calls on HUD to Alleviate Affordable Housing Shortage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Robbie Gail Charette for Upholding Justice

For Immediate Release In commemoration of National Pro Bono Celebration (October 22-28), Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Robbie Gail Charette, J.D., CPA, LLM, Sole Practitioner at the Law Offices of Robbie Gail Charette, with the Most Cases Handled Award. The Lone Star Legal Aid Pro Bono Award recognizes attorneys, law firms, community partners, and … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Robbie Gail Charette for Upholding Justice

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded One Year Hurricane Harvey Relief Grant from Texas Bar Foundation

For Immediate Release Beaumont, TX -- The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded Lone Star Legal Aid a one-year, $76,854 grant that will support its efforts to provide disaster legal services to Texans who are struggling to make ends meet in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. This grant will support an attorney for one year in … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded One Year Hurricane Harvey Relief Grant from Texas Bar Foundation

Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Suzanne Scully for Upholding Justice

In commemoration of National Pro Bono Celebration (October 22-28), Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) honors Suzanne Scully, Associate at Moon, Scully and Normand, PLLC, with the All Around Rock Star Award. The Lone Star Legal Aid Pro Bono Award recognizes attorneys, law firms, community partners, and individuals who donate their time and legal expertise to … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Honors Suzanne Scully for Upholding Justice