Austin Bar Association
712 W. 16th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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For The Public

Advancing the administration of justice, enhancing the delivery of and access to quality legal services, and actively participating in the success of the Austin community at large.

General Law

Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas

LRS is a nonprofit public service that can direct referrals to lawyers who have been screened and qualified. In addition, LRS can provide information about consumer service organizations and government agencies that may be more appropriate to assist with your concern.

512-472-8303 or toll free 866-303-8303

LegalLine – Free Legal Advice Hotline

On the first Tuesday of every month, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., attorney volunteers answer legal questions and give brief legal advice by phone.


Dispute Resolution Center

The DRC is a nonprofit organization that provides and promotes accessible dispute resolution services for all people.


State Bar of Texas

(Austin) For information on attorneys statewide, consumer information publications, and complaints about an attorney.

800-204-2222 or 512-427-1463

Travis County Jury Duty

Find information about serving on a Travis County jury.

Travis County Department Directory

Provides a list of all Travis County departments with phone and email contact information.

Austin Tenants Council

This organization focuses on Austin housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, or disability.


Capital Area AIDS Legal Project

This agency handles estate planning, discrimination, debtor counseling, insurance problems, access to health care, public benefits, family law, immigration, and other matters encountered by eligible clients.


Jane’s Due Process

Ensures legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. The core of Jane’s Due Process is a 24-hour, toll-free legal hotline.


American Gateways

American Gateways can help with immigration cases involving asylum, cancellation of removal, voluntary departure, VAWA, citizenship, family-based visa petitions, and rights of detainees.


Texas Workforce Commission

TWC provides employment-related assistance including discrimination in employment, education, job search and unemployment insurance. Services include general information, individual advocacy, and ombudsman services.


Equal Justice Center

The Equal Justice Centers’ mission is to empower low-income workers, families, and communities to achieve fair treatment in the workplaces and in the justice system, regardless of immigration status.

Austin Legal Professionals Association

Austin LPA, Inc. is a nonpartisan, nonunion, nonsectarian, nonprofit, and educational organization chartered in 1960.

Legal Glossary Translator
This guide offers a friendly, up-to-date and in-depth lexicon of the most common, and somewhat confusing, legal terms.

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