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* Intake Clinic @ ManorIntake Clinic @ Manor

Time: 8:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 1st Monday & 2nd Friday of each month (except holidays) @ 8:00am

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Manor, 600 W Carrie Manor St., Manor, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

* VLS Legal Clinic @ MartinVLS Legal Clinic @ Martin

Time: 6:00 pm

Martin Middle School
1601 Haskell St.
Austin, TX

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Bastrop Free Legal ClinicBastrop Free Legal Clinic

Time: 5:30 pm

What: Evening legal clinic in Bastrop, TX for low-income individuals seeking civil legal assistance and advice

When: Every 1st Tuesday of the month; registration opens at 5:30pm and ends promptly at 6:30pm

Where: Bastrop Public Library, 1100 Church St., Bastrop, TX (take a left down the hallway immediately after you enter through the front doors)

*PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this legal clinic DOES NOT guarantee you legal representation. The legal clinic is for advice only.

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* Intake Clinic @ PflugervilleIntake Clinic @ Pflugerville

Time: 9:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 1st & 4th Wednesdays of each month

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Pflugerville, 15822 Foothill Farms Loop, Pflugerville, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

* VLS Legal Clinic @ WebbVLS Legal Clinic @ Webb

Time: 6:00 pm

Webb Middle School
601 E. St. Johns Ave
Austin, TX 78752

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Intake Clinic @ Del ValleIntake Clinic @ Del Valle

Time: 9:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 2nd & 3rd Mondays each month (except holidays) @ 9:00am - noon

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Del Valle, 3518 FM973, Del Valle, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

* VLS Legal Clinic @ MartinVLS Legal Clinic @ Martin

Time: 6:00 pm

Martin Middle School
1601 Haskell St.
Austin, TX

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Hays County Free Legal ClinicHays County Free Legal Clinic

Time: 6:00 pm

What: Evening legal clinic in San Marcos, TX for low-income individuals seeking civil legal assistance and advice in Hays County.

When: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month; registration opens at 6:00pm and ends promptly at 7:00pm

Where: Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, 211 Lee St., San Marcos, TX (go straight through the atrium and take a left down the hallway)

*PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this legal clinic DOES NOT guarantee you legal representation. The legal clinic is for advice only.

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* VLS Legal Clinic @ WebbVLS Legal Clinic @ Webb

Time: 6:00 pm

Webb Middle School
601 E. St. Johns Ave
Austin, TX 78752

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* CLE: Debtor's PrisonCLE: Debtor's Prison

Time: 9:00 am

Criminalizing Poverty: Debtor's Prison in the 21st Century
Representing Clients Facing Debtor's Prison

“Jailing criminal defendants who cannot pay their fines and court costs, commonly called debtors’ prison, keeps them from jobs, hurts their families, makes them dependent upon society, and costs the taxpayers money. Most importantly, it is illegal under the United States Constitution.” ---Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht

When: Thursday, April 13 @ 9:00-11:30am

Where: Fish and Richardson, 111 Congress Ave, Ste. 810, Austin, TX 78701

Cost: **FREE** for licensed attorneys who take two debtor's prison cases through VLS in 2017. We estimate these cases will take no more than 5 hours per waiver request from beginning to end. PARKING WILL NOT BE VALIDATED.

Credit: 2.5 hrs

SPEAKERS: Texas Fair Defense Project; Criminal Defense Attorneys Stefanie Collins and Paul Quinzi; Travis County Prosecutor Mariel Puryear; Travis County Law Library Resource Attorneys Madalyn Marabella and Daniel Smith; and VLS Staff Attorney Jonathan Buck.

To reserve a spot, RSVP to Diana Villegas at dvillegas@vlsoct.org or by calling 512-640-7739.

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* Intake Clinic @ ManorIntake Clinic @ Manor

Time: 8:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 1st Monday & 2nd Friday of each month (except holidays) @ 8:00am

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Manor, 600 W Carrie Manor St., Manor, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

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* Intake Clinic @ Del ValleIntake Clinic @ Del Valle

Time: 9:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 2nd & 3rd Mondays each month (except holidays) @ 9:00am - noon

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Del Valle, 3518 FM973, Del Valle, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

* VLS Legal Clinic @ MartinVLS Legal Clinic @ Martin

Time: 6:00 pm

Martin Middle School
1601 Haskell St.
Austin, TX

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* VLS Legal Clinic @ WebbVLS Legal Clinic @ Webb

Time: 6:00 pm

Webb Middle School
601 E. St. Johns Ave
Austin, TX 78752

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Brown Bag Seminar: Family LawBrown Bag Seminar: Family Law

Topic: Overview of steps in a divorce case–filing petition, obtaining temporary orders, discovery, attempt to settle, final trial with emphasis on filing petition and getting temporary orders

Speaker: Patricia Dixon

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* VLS Legal Clinic @ MartinVLS Legal Clinic @ Martin

Time: 6:00 pm

Martin Middle School
1601 Haskell St.
Austin, TX

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Intake Clinic @ PflugervilleIntake Clinic @ Pflugerville

Time: 9:00 am

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: 1st & 4th Wednesdays of each month

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Pflugerville, 15822 Foothill Farms Loop, Pflugerville, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

* VLS Legal Clinic @ WebbVLS Legal Clinic @ Webb

Time: 6:00 pm

Webb Middle School
601 E. St. Johns Ave
Austin, TX 78752

SIGN-IN FROM 6-7PM. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO SIGN IN AFTER 7.

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* Intake Clinic @ JonestownIntake Clinic @ Jonestown

Time: 12:30 pm

What: Intake services & initial eligibility screening offered via VLS Outreach Coordinator tabling at various Travis County Community Centers

When: Last Thursday of each month (except holidays) @ 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Where: Travis County Community Center @ Jonestown, 18649 FM 1431, Jonestown, TX

*PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are initially accepted ARE NOT guaranteed legal representation. NO ATTORNEYS PRESENT. These outreach portals are for initial intake and eligibility screening ONLY.

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