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  • Monday, July 24, 2017 4:19 PM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    We had a great group of volunteers (and clients) at the MCLAC clinic on Friday July 21, 2017.  While celebrating the one year anniversary of the MCLAC clinic, we saw 32 potential clients.

    Many thanks to our great volunteers:

    Woodlands Bar Association:

    Courtney Sheaffer, WBA Board President

    Elaine McClure

    Jessica Guobadia

    Montgomery County Bar Association

    Patricia Chapman 

    ExxonMobil Law Department

    Kristen Hulbert

    Lone Star Legal Aid

    Sonia Lopez

    Heather Keegan

    Courtney Alexander

    Lauren Masullo

    Deborah Concepcio

    Sean Buckley

    Montgomery County Women's Center

    Loren Jones

    Dispute Center of Montgomery County

    Elaine Roberts and staff for graciously volunteering the Center for conference rooms, a break area and for the one-year celebration.

     

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:39 AM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    What:    New Legal Clinic for Military Veterans

    When:    July 29, 2017

                 9:00 a.m. until noon

    Where:   Conroe VA

                 Outpatient Clinic

                 690 S. Loop 336 W.

                 Conroe, TX.  77304


    For more information, contact Patricia Chapman, patjdllm@yahoo.com

  • Monday, June 19, 2017 6:12 PM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    We had a good turnout for the MCLAC clinic on Friday at the Montgomery County Law Library.  We were able to serve 18 clients.  Special thanks goes to our attorney volunteers:

    Cheranda Robinson-Montgomery County Women's Center

    Paul Wills-ExxonMobil

    Kristen Hulbert-Exxon-Mobil

    Katherine Callahan-Law Office of Katherine Callahan

    Robert Sandilos-WBA

    Sonia Lopez-Lone Star Legal Services

    Heather Keegan-Lone Star Legal Services

     

    Come Join Us--the next clinic is July 21st. 

  • Wednesday, June 07, 2017 11:41 AM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    Attached is the current MCLAC information for the clinics to be held on June 16 and July 21.

     

    Coalition Clinic Flyer - Conroe 2017.pdf 

  • Wednesday, June 07, 2017 11:20 AM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    The May MCLAC clinic was very successful.  The volunteers saw over 30 applicants and assisted them with free legal advice.

    Special thanks to our wonderful volunteers:

    Paul Willis-ExxonMobil

    Laura F. Dumas-The Strong Law Firm

    Jennifer Wherry-Private Practice

    Heather Keegan-Lone Star Legal Aid

    Kristen Hulbert-ExxonMobil

    Loren Jones-Montgomery County Women's Center

    Deborah Ellsworth-Dossey & Jones, PLLC

    Robert Sandilos-Woodlands Bar Association

    Sonia Lopez-Lone Star Legal Aid

    Katherine Callahan-Private practice

    See you on June 16, 2017 for our next clinic.

     

     

  • Monday, April 17, 2017 8:13 AM | Kirby Hopkins (Administrator)
    •                  Paralegal / Legal Assistant - The Montgomery County Attorney’s office is seeking a paralegal / legal assistant for its Government Affairs Division. The position supports three (3) transactional attorneys in areas including contracts, labor and employment, and open records. 
    •                  The position requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in transactional support.
    •                  Completion of a Paralegal Certificate Program is a plus.
    •                  Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization is a plus.
    •                  The ideal candidate should have strong writing, research, organizational, and communication skills. Additionally, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential.
    •                  Salary is dependent on experience. The County also provides excellent retirement and health insurance benefits, continuing legal education, and free covered parking.
    •                    In total, the Montgomery County Attorney’s office has 5 divisions (CPS, Juvenile Prosecution, Real Property, Litigation, and Government Affairs) and has a staff of approximately 30, including lawyers, an administrative manager, legal support staff, a victim assistance coordinator, and investigators.  The office serves as the chief legal advisor for the county government, which includes over 2,200 employees.  For additional information about the Montgomery County Attorney’s office, please visit our website at www.mctxcao.org.
    •                  The Montgomery County Attorney’s office is located in downtown Conroe, Texas, approximately 40 miles north of Houston and less than 10 miles north of The Woodlands. The county is one of the fastest growing in the state, and it has a current population of over 500,000.
    •                  To apply, please email the following to Natalie.Laurent@mctx.org
    •    Resume
    •    Three (3) references
    •    Cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good fit for this position.
    •                  The successful applicant must pass a criminal history background check as a condition of employment.
    •                  Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 11:13 AM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    Thank you to Lone Star Legal Services for sponsoring a booth at the Veteran's Expo last week--and SPECIAL THANKS to Orlando Rodriguez, Rodriguez Law, PLLC and Aleksa Sanders our volunteer lawyers who helped out.  Thank you to all for serving our Montgomery County Veterans. 

  • Monday, March 20, 2017 11:17 AM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    I just received word that on March 21, 2017, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm there will be a Veteran's Expo held at Lone Star convention and Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd., Conroe, TX.  77303.  Lone Star Legal Service will be hosting a legal clinic there and has asked the WBA to post this for volunteer attorneys.

    If you are able to help, please contact Patricia Chapman at patjdllm@yahoo.com; a brochure is attached for further information.

    Thank you.


    Veteran's Expo Invite 2017.pdf

  • Sunday, March 05, 2017 12:34 PM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    SAVE THE DATE!  Montgomery County Bar Association is hosting its annual CLE celebrating Law Day on May 5, 2017 from 8am-2pm; the location is Bob's Steak and Chop House, 1700 Research Forest Drive Shenandoah, Texas.  A full calendar of CLE will be announce when finalized.

    For more information, contact Kate Bihm, (936) 788-6100 or by email, mocobarprez@gmail.com

     

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017 2:20 PM | Patricia Chapman (Administrator)

    On Thursday, March 2, 2017, the Woodlands Bar Association Energy Section invites all interested persons to a Continuing Legal Education and Happy Hour from 4 pm to 7 pm at Black Walnut Cafe, 9000 New Trails Dr., The Woodlands, Tx.  77381.  The cost for the CLE will be $30 for WBA members and $40 for non-members.

    The speaker will be Mr. Robert Friedman, Counsel Compliance for Exxon Mobil Corporation.  Mr. Friedman's topic is "Antitrust Update--Recent Developments and a Look Forward."  The topics will include an update on antitrust enforcement around the world, a discussion of recent antitrust policy guidance from U.S. regulators and other "hot" topics, as well as some predictions of potential changes that might be expected under the new Trump administration.

    If you are interested, you can sign up at the Woodlands Bar Association, woodlandsbarassociation.com, or for further information, contact Kelli Smith, Kelli.Smith@Steptoe-Johnson.com.

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