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.

The next LegalLine dates are listed below.

Wed 20

HBA Public Services

March 20 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat 23

Houston Volunteer Lawyers
HVL Saturday Legal Clinic – Bammel

March 23 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Click here to learn more about the LegalLine program.

A volunteer attorney speaks to a caller during our Hurricane Harvey Relief Expanded LegalLine.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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