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Pro Bono Opportunities for February 2018

Feb 8, 2018

There are two outstanding opportunities this month for our WBA members to fulfill their responsibility for pro-bono work. MCLAC CLINIC:  On February 16, 2018  the Montgomery County Legal Aid Collaborative, (a coalition between Lone Star Legal Aid, the Woodlands Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, the Montgomery…

WBA Scholarship Applications Due March 1, 2018

Jan 30, 2018

WBA 2018 Scholarship Application The Woodlands Bar Association is awarding two $3,000 scholarships to Montgomery County High School Seniors who have an interest in pursuing a legal career. The deadline for submission of the scholarship application is March 1, 2018. Email scholarships@woodlandsbarassociation.com for more information.

Court Closures for Wednesday, January 17th

Jan 16, 2018

Members: We hope that everyone has been safe today, and will continue to be careful, as this inclement weather persists.  Please exercise caution and good judgment when on the roads. Due to the continuing dangerous road conditions, Montgomery County has announced that all Courts will remain closed through tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17th. Likewise, Harris County has…

Montgomery County and Harris County Courts Closure Update

Jan 15, 2018

Dear Members: Due to the inclement weather heading our way, Montgomery County has closed all Courts for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16th. While Harris County has not yet officially closed all Courts, all Jury Summons have been canceled and County Officials have stated that more closures are possible.  Please check the news before traveling to Harris County.…

THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEER ATTORNEYS-MCLAC CLINIC October 20, 2017

Oct 25, 2017

MCLAC (Montgomery County Legal Aid Coalition, a collaboration between Lone Star Legal Aid, Woodlands Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Beacon Law, Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, ExxonMobil Law Department, Montgomery County Law Library, Tahirih Justice Center and the Strong Law Firm) held their monthly free legal clinic on October 20, 2017.  The MCLAC Clinic…

Harris County Jury Duty Resumes Monday, October 16, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

As most of us are aware, Jury service for the downtown Harris County courthouses were cancelled for Harris County District and County Courts through October 13, 2017.  Jury Service will re-start on October 16, 2017.  Individuals summoned by the Harris County District Clerk for jury duty through October 13, 2017 do not need to appear…

Thank you to our MCLAC Volunteers

Sep 27, 2017

On Friday, September 22, 2017 MCLAC (Montgomery County Legal Aid Collaborative-an association between Lone Star Legal Aid, Woodlands Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, ExxonMobil Law Department, Beacon Law, Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Women’s Center, Montgomery County Law Library, Tahirih Justice Center and the Strong Law Firm) held their monthly law clinic…

4th Annual Conflict Resolution Day Bookmark Art Contest-DEADLINE Sept. 29, 2017

Sep 12, 2017

WBA Members, the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (DRC-MC) announced the 4th Annual Conflict Resolution Day Bookmark Art Contest.  The art contest rules (in Spanish and English) and a bookmark template are attached. Note:  The template should only be printed in landscape format.  Students may submit original art work drawn directly on the…

Harvey Pro Bono Assistance Needed this Weekend!

Sep 8, 2017

There is an immediate need for pro bono attorneys this weekend. First, as you may (or may not) know, Montgomery County’s flood victims have not been receiving the same level of service other areas have received.  A Disaster  Recovery Center has just opened at the Friendship Center, 31355 Friendship Dr., Magnolia, Texas.  They need immediate…

Thank you to our MCLAC Volunteers

Jul 24, 2017

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…