Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC)

Established in 1977 by Texas Project Directors, facilitates communications between programs and works on client issues of statewide concern.
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Primary geographic focus: Texas
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: TLSC
Tags: Poverty

Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) is a non-profit legal office which provides assistance and training to poverty law advocates and their clients in the areas of litigation support, education and communication.

TLSC sponsors projects that assist individuals in Texas and, in some cases, nationwide. TLSC manages Texas Law Help and Texas Lawyers Help which are statewide web initiatives to increase access to justice.


News Story

Lawmakers, Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can’t Afford Lawyers

Johnathan Silver
Texas Tribune
September 15, 2016
Ahead of the next legislative session, lawmakers and legal service providers are looking for ways to make the legal process easier for those who represent themselves.

News Story

Poor Texans left in dark as state electricity aid program ends

Jim Malewitz
Texas Tribune
January 5, 2017
Low-income Texans are struggling to come to grips with the demise of a longstanding program that helped them pay their electricity bills.

Blog Post

Closing the ‘Justice Gap’

Lonnie A. Powers
Huffington Post
July 11, 2014
This blog post details the way technology and self-help centers are helping expand access to justice.

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