Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) is proud to announce that our dedicated volunteer lawyers and staff have assisted 4,285 Fort Bend County, low-income individuals. FBLC's volunteer lawyers donated approximately 17,140 hours, equaling approximately $4,320,000 donated through pro bono legal services rendered, since January 1, 2008.


FBLC PRESS RELEASES

Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) extends sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Texas Bar Foundation for granting FBLC $20,000. Learn More

Fort Bend Lawyers Care receives state wide non-profit grant FROM HERALD STAFF -- Austin, Texas    The Texas Access to Justice Foundation announced today that it will provide grants to 11 nonprofit organizations that will help fund legal aid services for Texas veterans. Learn More

The Fort Bend County Bar Association -- Richmond, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) would like to thank the Fort Bend County Bar Association for their donation of $7000 from the proceeds of their Fort Bend County Bar Association Golf Tournament.    Learn More

The George Foundation and the Youth in Philanthropy Program -- Richmond, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) extends sincere gratitude and appreciation to The George Foundation and the Youth in Philanthropy Program for granting FBLC $1,000 to assist low-income residents of Fort Bend County with their civil legal needs.    Learn More

Texas Bar Foundation -- Richmond, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) extends sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Texas Bar Foundation for granting FBLC $15,000.    Learn More

Pro Bono Week -- Richmond, Texas - National Pro Bono Week is from October 24 – October 30 this year. Pro Bono Week focuses attention to the legal work lawyers do in their communities to improve the lives of their friends and neighbors.
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October Family Law Workshop a Success -- Richmond, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) recently held its October Family Law Workshop at the Child Advocates of Fort Bend office in Rosenberg. Fifteen people attended the open forum workshop to discuss their legal issues and receive free advice and counsel from volunteer attorneys.   Learn More

Texas AG Greg Abbott Speaks -- SUGAR LAND, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC) has announced that the first annual “Justice for All” Luncheon honoring its volunteer lawyers who provide free legal services to less fortunate residents of Fort Bend County will be held at the Sweetwater Country Club on Thursday, March 22, 2007.    Learn More

New ED Approved -- SUGAR LAND, Texas - Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC), a non-profit a pro bono organization serving low-income residents of Fort Bend County, announced the hiring of Angela Oaks to serve as the organization’s first full-time Executive Director.    Learn More

FBJSL CAF Grant -- SUGAR LAND, Texas - The Fort Bend Junior Service League announced the award of a Community Assistance Grant in the amount of $5,000 to Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC), a pro bono organization serving low-income residents of Fort Bend County, Texas.    Learn More

Justice Wainwright -- Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC) announces Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright to be the keynote speaker at the “Justice for All” Luncheon.    Learn More

JFA Luncheon -- On March 24th Fort Bend Lawyers Care held its 3rd annual “Justice for All” Luncheon presented by The West Law Firm to honor its many volunteers.    Learn More

FBLC Celebrates 1 year -- A year ago, FBLC was nothing more than an idea by a group of lawyers who genuinely wanted to do something to help the less fortunate in our community with their legal needs.    Learn More


FBLC NEWSLETTERS

October 2010 -- Fort Bend Lawyers Care with the assistance of the Houston Bar Association and Fort Bend Young Lawyers Association, is proudly hosting a walk-in legal clinic geared towards low-income veterans of Fort Bend County.    Learn More

October 2009 -- FBLC is proud to announce that through the dedicated efforts of our volunteer lawyers, non-lawyer volunteers, and our generous supporters, we have closed 810 cases, since January 1, 2009.    Learn More

July 2009 -- FBLC is proud to announce that through the dedicated efforts of our volunteer lawyers, non-lawyer volunteers, and our generous supporters, we have closed 514 cases, since January 1, 2009.    Learn More

October 2008 -- Fort Bend Lawyers CARE is the proud beneficiary of $25,000, the proceeds of The Jewels of Fort Bend Luncheon, Fashion Show, and raffle presented by Fort Bend Focus 2008.    Learn More

July 2008 -- FBLC is proud to announce that through the dedicated efforts of our volunteer lawyers, non-lawyer volunteers, and our generous supporters, we have closed 154 cases, since June, 2008.    Learn More

October 2007 -- The George Foundation recently awarded Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC) a $50,000.00 grant, enabling FBLC to continue providing pro bono services to low income residents of Fort Bend County.    Learn More