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
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: 8/31/15

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: 8/31/15

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

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

Term Ends: 8/31/17

Carol M. Barger
11700 Preston Rd., Ste.660-381
Dallas, Texas 75230
Phone: 972.661.3200
Term ends: 8/31/15

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


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

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

Rose Wilson (public member)
P.O. Box 11651
Lubbock Texas 79408
Phone: 806.763.1807
Term Ends: 8/31/15

Recent News

 

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

Nov. 10, 2014

Nov. 10-14 is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Nov. 6, 2014

Texas Vets Deserve Access to Justice System - Fort Worth Star-Telegram 

November 2014

November is Prime Partner Bank Recognition Month!

Oct. 30, 2014

LSC's 15th Annual Technology Initiative Grants Conference coming to San Antonio in January 2015  

Oct. 20, 2014

Pro Bono Week Celebrated at Texas Access to Justice Luncheon

Sept. 12, 2014

TAJF Announces Grants for Veterans' Legal Services

TAJF Announces Grants to 30 Nonprofits for Civil Legal Aid

Sept. 3, 2014

Statement from the Chair on Bank of America Settlement, Funding Legal Aid

July 31, 2014

Free Statewide Legal Services to Be Available Remotely on Texas DACA Day

July 1, 2014

Justice Guzman to lead Court's Access to Justice Efforts 

June 6, 2014

Texas DACA Day to be Held Aug. 16  

March 10, 2014

Growing Number of Texas Lawyers are Banking on Justice - Public News Service

Jan. 30, 2014

TAJF Honors William O. Whitehurst for Efforts in IOLTA Program's Beginning

Jan. 17, 2014

TAJF Marks 30th Anniversary, Joins With LSC For Panel, Texas Pro Bono Service Awards

January 2014

TAJF Turns 30 this year! See information about our Anniversary Kickoff Event, Jan. 23  

December 2013

Read about "Success Stories" 2013 and how you can help TAJF write new stories 

 

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