Texas Lawyers Throughout Texas Providing Free Legal Services in January

Many Texas attorneys volunteer their time to provide free legal advice at local clinics or via a hotline.  Below is a list of some of these clinics and hotlines.  Visit TexasLawHelp.org for more information.  

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program hosts several clinics each month to serve the Dallas area.  Upcoming clinics include:

East Dallas - Grace United Methodist Church 4105 Junius at Haskell Dallas, TX 75246
January 5 & 19 -  5:00 p.m. 

South Dallas - Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Core Services Building, 2922 Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 122 Dallas, Texas 75215
January 3, 10, 24 – 5:00 p.m.

West Dallas - West Dallas Multi-purpose Center 2828 Fish Trap Road Dallas, Texas 75212
January 12 & 26 – 5:00 p.m.

Garland - Salvation Army Downtown Garland 457 W. Avenue D Garland, Texas 75040
January 19 – 5:00 p.m. 

Friendship West Baptist Church - 2020 West Wheatland Road Dallas, Texas 75232
January 18 – 5:30 p.m. 

Triangle Neighborhood - St. Phillip’s Community Center 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Dallas, Texas 75215
January 17 – 5:00 p.m. (No clinics during summer) 

Veterans - Veterans Resource Center 4900 S. Lancaster Rd. Dallas, TX 75216 (for Veterans and their families)
January 6 – 1:30 p.m. 

The Dallas Bar Association provides a free legal advice hotline every 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  Call 214-220-7476 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

The Tarrant County Bar Association hosts a free LegalLine on the 2nd and 4th Thursday monthly.  Call 817-335-1239 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  

The Houston Bar Association hosts free legal advice through LegalLine twice a month the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Every 1st Thursday, the Houston Bar works with the Mexican American Bar and the Hispanic Bar to provide Spanish speakers free legal advice from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Call 713-759-1133 to participate during the mentioned times.  

Houston Volunteer Lawyers offers several legal clinics in the Houston area.  January clinics include:

Houston Memorial Assistance Ministries Legal Advice Clinic
1625 Blalock Rd, Houston, TX 77080
January 11 & 25 – 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Saturday Legal Advice Clinic
Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street, Baytown, TX 77520
January 7 & 21 – 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Houston Veterans Legal Advice Clinic
2002 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77054
January 6, 13, 20, 27 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Austin Lawyer Referral Service holds a free legal advice hotline every first Tuesday of the month.  Call 512-472-8303 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  

Austin Bar Foundation and the Texas Access to Justice Foundation provide free legal clinics for veterans every second Monday of each month except March at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic 7901 Metropolis Drive Austin, Texas 78744.  

January 9 – 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas partners with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid to hold free legal advice clinics.  Clinics held in January include:

Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell Street, Austin, Texas 78702
January 9, 23, 30 – 6:00 p.m. 

Webb Middle School, 601 East St. Johns Street, Austin, TX 78752
January 4, 11, 18, 25 – 6:00 p.m.


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