This committee oversees the operation of the HBA’s semimonthly call-in program that provides free legal advice for Houston citizens. The committee is responsible for recruiting volunteer attorneys (firms, corporate legal departments and legal organizations) to answer questions from callers between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The Mexican American Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association staff Consejos Legales at the HBA office the first Thursday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Learn more about the LegalLine program here

We are currently in need of volunteers for select LegalLine dates. Click here to see which slots are available, and contact Ashley Gagnon Steininger or Jessica Creamer at (713) 759-1133 to volunteer as an individual or in a group.

Click play to hear LegalLine Committee Co-Chair Louie Layrisson’s interview with 90.1 KPFT news anchor John Brewer from July 31, 2017.


Committee Volunteer Form (PDF) | Sign up Online

Thank you to the volunteers from the December 6, 2017 LegalLine!

Anna Archer
Sam Arora
Karl Brandt
Scott Bresk
Jennifer Carter
Paul Catalano
Rachael Compofelice
Stefano de Stefano
Kyle Doherty
Jude Dworaczyk
Ben Ederington
Liz Ehrhart
Brian Gaudet

Carol Helliker
Jake Hicks
Ivett Hughes
Frank Jones
Monica Karuturi
John Kelly
Irene Kosturakis
Sam Lloyd-Hughes
James Long
Maria Lowry
Marcella Lunn
Courtney Lynch
Nick Nieto

Jennifer Park
Stephen Post
John Price
Emery Richards
Michael Ryan
Richard Schafer
Jacob Walley
Jeremy Walter
A. Lewis Ward
Michael Wilson
Sean Wilson
Martha Wyrick

Matt Frogel
Locke Lord LLP
600 Travis, #2800
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 226-4138

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Louie Layrisson
Baker Botts L.L.P.
910 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 229-1421

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Mitch Reid
Andrews Kurth LLP
600 Travis, Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 220-4138

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Jessica Rodriguez
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
1301 McKinney, #5100
Houston, Texas 77010
(713) 651-5151

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Peter Danysh
Vinson & Elkins LLP
1001 Fannin, Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 758-2222

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John Stavinoha
Bracewell LLP
711 Louisiana, Suite 2300
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 223-2300

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