Contact the Texas Access to Justice Foundation

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 12886
Austin, Texas 78711-2886

Physical Address:
1601 Rio Grande, Ste. 351
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: 512.320.0099 or 800.252.3401 (in Texas only)
Fax: 512.469.0112

Betty Balli Torres
Executive Director
Ext. 105

Jonathan Vickery
Associate Director
Ext. 110

Lisa Melton
Special Projects Manager
Ext. 330

Tamea Byrd
Senior Financial Accountant
Ext. 107

Kimberly Schmitt
Communications Manager
Ext. 104

Lisa Ayotte
Assistant to Executive Director
Ext. 102

Payal Vora-Yarroll, CFE
Accounting Assistant               
Ext. 108

Jessica Murray
Grants Administrative Assistant          
Ext. 103

 

Supreme Court Appointments

Richard L. Tate, Chair
206 South 2nd St.
Richmond, Texas 77469
Phone: 281.341.0077
Fax: 281.341.1003
Term Ends: 8/31/17

Deborah G. Hankinson, Vice Chair
Hankinson LLP
750 N. St. Paul St., Ste. 1800
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214.754.9190
Fax: 214.754.9140
Term Ends: 8/31/18

G. Joseph Barrientos, Treasurer
Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP
719 S. Shoreline Blvd., Suite 500
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: 361.882.1612
Fax: 361.882.3015
Term Ends: 8/31/16

Margarita Sanchez (public member)
8408 Lasso Circle
El Paso, Texas 79907
Term Ends: 8/31/18

Lamont A. Jefferson
Haynes and Boone
112 East Pecan Street, Suite 900
San Antonio, Texas 787205-1540
Phone: 210.978.7413
Fax: 210.554.0413
Terms ends: 8/31/16

Jon D. Levy (public member)
PlainsCapital Bank
2705 Bee Caves Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, Texas 78746
Phone: 512.469.5201
Fax: 512.469.5299
Terms ends: 8/31/16


State Bar of Texas Appointments

Becky Baskin Ferguson
1704 Storey Avenue
Midland, Texas  79701
Phone: (432) 684.3834
Term ends: 8/31/16

 

Pete Gallego
P.O. Box 777
Alpine, Texas  78931

Term Ends: 8/31/17

Roland K. Johnson
Harris, Finley & Bogle, P.C.
777 Main Street, Ste. 3600
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817.870.8765
Fax: 817.333.1199
Term ends: 8/31/17

Tim S. Kelly
7408 Turnbuoy Drive
Austin, Texas  78730
Phone: 713.817.5858
Term ends: 8/31/18

Denise Scofield
Morgan, Lewis Á Bockius LLP
1000 Louisiana Street, Ste. 4000
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713.890.5105
Term ends: 8/31/18

Terry O. Tottenham
Norton Rose Fulbright
98 San Jacinto Blvd. Ste. 1100
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512.536.4555
Term ends: 8/31/16

Recent News

 

We're Hiring a Program Officer & Development Director

Dec. 16, 2015

Statement on Fed Funds Rate Increase and Impact on IOLTA

Nov. 17, 2015

Western Bank Joins Prime Partner Program

Nov. 17, 2015

TAJF Honors Jim Harrington with Kleinman Award

Nov. 6, 2015

Nathan L. Hecht and William H. McRaven: It’s our turn to help veterans - Dallas Morning News

Nov. 4, 2015

Nov. 9- 13 is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Oct. 26, 2015

Pro Bono Week Celebrated at Texas Access to Justice Luncheon

Oct. 1, 2015

TAJF Announces Grants for Veterans' Legal Services

Sept. 8, 2015

Two New Members Appointed to the TAJF Board

July 30, 2015

TAJF Awards More Than $63 Million in Grants to 30 Legal Organizations for 2015-17

July 3, 2015

TAJF accepting new grant applications for legal services for victims of sexual assault and veterans

June 16, 2015

TAJF Names 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellows

June 3, 2015

Texas Legislature Provides Funding for State's Legal Aid System

May 17, 2015

All Texans should have access to the justice system - McAllen Monitor

May 6, 2015

HB 1079 Moves to Senate -- Addresses Critical Legal Aid Funding Shortfall

May 4, 2015

Editorial: Texas must expand funding for legal aid - Dallas Morning News
 

March 31, 2015

More state money is needed to provide legal representation for the poor - Austin American Statesman

March 18, 2015

Legal aid for poor merits legislative approval - San Antonio Express-News

Feb. 18, 2015

Legal Aid Funding Shortfall Creates Risk for Texans and the State - Highlights of Press Conference

Feb. 13, 2015

Press Conference on Legal Aid Funding to be held Feb. 18 at the Capitol

 

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