Services Provided to the Public

The Jefferson County Bar Association is an association of local lawyers who are committed to providing services to the local bar, furthering professionalism among local attorneys and service to the public.  The Association specifically provides resources for the Jefferson County Pro Bono Office, a program that provides eligible citizen's with free legal services.  For access to this program, you must qualify with Lone Star Legal Aid.  They accept phone applications on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of each week between the hours of 9-10 a.m.  To make application for free legal assistance, call (409)835-4971.  For more Pro Bono program information, you may call 409-839-2332.  The Association also maintains an attorney referral service.  Please click here for a list of attorneys and their areas of service.

The Client Attorney Assistance Program (C.A.A.P.) may also be accessed through the Association.  CAAP is a service provided by the Jefferson County Bar Assoication to attempt to resolve disputes between clients and lawyers in an informal setting.    Please click here for more information.

The Jefferson County Bar Association also host free legal advice clinics for our veterans of Southeast Texas. We welcome all veterans and the spouse of deceased veterans to come register  with us for free legal advice and consultation from a volunteer attorney on matters of family law, wills & probate, real estate and taxes, veterans disability claims, and consumer law. For a list of dates the clinics will be held on please click here for more information.

There will also be free legal seminars for veterans held at the Beaumont Outpatient Clinic. These clinics require an apppointment to be made due to limited space availability. To schedule an appointment, you may contact us at (409) 835-8647 or via email at jcba@jcba.org. For more information click here.

 Additional Legal Information for the Public

 
 
 
 
legal forms
 
transparenting class online
LONE STAR LEGAL AID – Southeast Texas Region
 
409-835-4971
ACLU
 
888-567-2258
Attorney General
 
409-832-1606
Attorney Grievance Information
 
800-932-1900
Houston Lawyer Referral
 
800-289-4577
Judicial Grievance Information
 
512-463-5533
Texas Watch (complaints against governmental entities)
512-381-1111

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