Attorneys

Texas attorneys play a vital role in ensuring that all Texans are afforded equal access to the justice system. From making charitable contributions to legal aid organizations to providing pro bono or reduced-fee legal advice and representation, Texas attorneys consistently demonstrate their commitment on an ongoing basis to the provision of civil legal aid to low-income men, women and children.

Whether an attorney is a partner in a large law firm or a front line legal aid advocate, his or her contributions make a significant difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of Texans each year.

Another way attorneys contribute to civil legal services in Texas is through the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts Program. The program, which is mandatory in Texas, generates millions of dollars annually to fund the provision of civil legal services to the poor.

Trust account requirements

Choose an eligible financial institution


FDIC Insurance Coverage of IOLTA accounts set to change Jan. 1, 2013

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Important Information for lawyers who accept credit card payments -  Effective Jan. 1, 2013

Please read the information concerning a potential witholding of 28% from credit card transactions if your tax ID number and name do not match information on file with the IRS.  Important Information for Lawyers Who Accept Credit Card Payments

 

 

Recent News

 

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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