Volunteer Spotlight


Sarah Coleman & Tecuan Flores,
Baker Botts LLP – Austin

Shortly before Christmas, an elderly, disabled couple braved the cold and attended the VLS/TRLA evening legal clinic.  They were facing imminent eviction from their one bedroom apartment, where they had lived for the last decade.  A Volunteer Legal Services team from Baker Botts-Austin, Tecuan Flores and Sarah Coleman, handled the case masterfully on a few days’ notice and prevailed at trial and on appeal, securing a warm, safe Christmas for the family and assuring them a long-term roof over their head.

Sarah & Tecuan’s unwavering support of their pro bono clients and their willingness to go above and beyond to help a couple truly in need is inspiring and humbling. We thank them for their tenacity and dedication to helping others access the justice system who otherwise would not have been able to. For this reason, we are honoring Sarah & Tecuan in our Volunteer Spotlight!

Check out Tecuan & Sarah’s story in the Austin Bar Journal magazine here!

VLS clients Mr. & Mrs. Payton with their pro bono attorneys, Tecuan Flores & Sarah Coleman of Baker Botts.

VLS clients Mr. & Mrs. Payton with their pro bono attorneys, Tecuan Flores & Sarah Coleman of Baker Botts.

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