Many Texans have been affected by Winter Storm Uri, which was a major winter and ice storm that hit Texas on February 13, 2021. There are many opportunties for Texas lawyers and lawyers licensed out of state to help survivors of Winter Storm Uri.
Attorneys Who Reside In Texas
Are you an attorney licensed in Texas and interested in helping survivors of Winter Storm Uri? Volunteer through the Pro Bono Opportunity Portal under "Disaster Relief Opportunities".
New Opportunities Volunteer Attorney (NOVA) Pro Bono Program: (1) inactive attorneys licensed in Texas and (2) attorneys living in Texas and licensed out of state who are in good standing, may participate in the NOVA Program and provide pro bono legal services in Texas with an approved organization. To learn more about the NOVA Program, visit TexasBar.com/NOVA.
Attorneys Who Reside Out of State
The Supreme Court of Texas issued an Emergency Order after Winter Storm Uri permitting out of state lawyers to practice Texas law temporarily. The Emergency Order expired September 5, 2021. For a copy of the Order, click here.