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Some of us are legal firebrands. Some of us love the art of negotiation. Some of us believe that saying “I’m sorry” can sometimes move the hardest of hearts. But whatever our style of practice, the common thread that unites us is the belief that the judicial system will not work if it excludes those who cannot afford its benefits.

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The Poverty Law Section is proud to be the 43rd section of the State Bar of Texas. Our members include legal services attorneys, private attorneys, members of the judiciary, and members of the academic community. Our section supports these members’ interest in poverty law, whether housing, family, benefits, healthcare access, consumer, or the various other areas of law that affect the poor in Texas communities.

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A State Bar of Texas program initiated by past-President Terry Tottenham to develop and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the state for military veterans who otherwise cannot afford or do not have access to the legal services they need.

Learn how to get involved by clicking on this link:
www.texasbar.com/veterans

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Go to www.TexasBar.com. Choose "My Bar Page" and log in. Choose "My Section Memberships" on left navigation bar. Click on the "Purchase Sections" button that appears. Locate "Poverty Law" and check the box by it. Follow the remaining instructions to add, confirm, and pay on-line. Section dues are $15 per year.