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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.

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.

2017 - 2018 Grant Program:

DEADLINE: The Litigation Section will consider applications on a rolling basis and 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 no later than March 9, 2018.

Litigation Section 2017 - 2018 Grant Funding Requirements (.pdf format)
Litigation Section 2017 - 2018 Grant Application (.pdf format)
Litigation Section 2017 - 2018 Grant Application (MSWord format)

If you have questions about the process, please email Geoff Gannaway.

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.


2017-2018 Internship Program

 
The Litigation Section is accepting applications for its internship programs for the 2017-18 bar year. The application period will last from now until March 30 and recipients will be announced by April 9.
 
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.

 

Apply Now for Funding for an Internship from the Litigation Section
 
The Litigation Section is accepting applications for its internship programs for the 2017-2018 bar year. The application period will last from now until March 30 and recipients will be announced by April 9. 
 
 
 
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.




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