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The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas
Applications

The Litigation Section is organized to promote the ends of justice through education and non-profit activities and services which improve the administration of our justice system, which advance public education and understanding of our judicial system, and which are sensitive to the needs of the public as well as the legal profession.

2019-2020 Grant Program:

The grant program awards varying amounts to promote educational and charitable activities that improve the administration of our justice system, advance public education and understanding of the judicial system, and are sensitive to the needs of the public and the legal profession. The Litigation Section Grant Program seeks to support and promote programs which improve and support the Texas justice system through research, services, publications, institutes, forums, and public education.

DEADLINE: The Litigation Section will consider applications on a rolling basis between January 15, 2020 and March 13, 2020. The Section will fund grants as approved until such time as it has awarded all grant monies. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications promptly. All applicants will be informed if a grant has been awarded by no later than April 30, 2020.

Litigation Section 2019 - 2020 Grant Funding Requirements (.pdf format)
Litigation Section 2019 - 2020 Grant Application (.pdf format)
Litigation Section 2019 - 2020 Grant Application (MSWord format)

Submit your completed application form (with attachments) via email to
litigationsection@texasbar.com (Subject: Litigation Section Grant Application).
For more information or questions:

Past Recipients:

To access the Archives of Litigation Section Grant Awards, click this link.
To access the Archives of Litigation Section Internship Recipients, click this link.


2019 - 2020 Internship Program

The internship program awards stipends of $4,000 each to qualifying legal aid, pro bono, or other non-profit legal services programs to sponsor law students in summer litigation internships. Award recipients select and hire their choice of intern and design their own internship curriculum. These internships allow students the opportunity to work with staff attorneys full-time for ten weeks, providing direct legal services to low-income clients and offering invaluable real-life experience for each law student.
DEADLINE: Applications must be sent to the Litigation Section of the State Bar of
Texas by no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 15, 2020. Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered. Applicants will be informed if a grant has been awarded on or before March 15, 2020.



Submit your completed application form (with attachments) via email to
litigationsection@texasbar.com (Subject: Litigation Section Grant Application).
For more information or questions:




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