Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas


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Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is a nonprofit organization that provides free civil legal services to low income residents in 114 Texas counties throughout North and West Texas, with offices in Abilene, Amarillo, Brownwood, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Lubbock, McKinney, Midland, Odessa, Plainview, San Angelo, Waxahachie, Weatherford and Wichita Falls.


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Applications now being accepted for Chief Executive Officer of Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas.


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Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas 2015 Annual Report flipbook.


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Wild About Fees
“The Supreme Court sees how important [court] access is to all people in Texas,” Stutz said. “Frankly, the Texas Supreme Court has been outstanding in making it an important priority that there is access to everyone. It’s important that our most vulnerable people are able to get to the court to protect their rights.”

4/14/2016 LANWT Fort Worth Weekly


Nonprofit offers legal assistance
Legal issues that could arise in the days and weeks after a flood or tornado are housing-related matters, including lease questions or insurance matters, and how to recover lost or damaged essential documents, according to information from the Texas nonprofit.

6/3/2015 LANWT Amarillo Globe-News


Legal aid group offers help to residents affected by storms
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is available to help South Plains residents with legal issues stemming from recent storms. Thursday’s storms dumped more than 3 inches of rain on Lubbock and the surrounding area, flooding homes and businesses.

5/29/2015 LANWT Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas announces 15th Women’s Advocacy Awards recipients
“We are pleased to recognize such a distinguished group of recipients,” said Joel Winful, CEO of Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. “Each has played a vital role in the delivery of legal and other services to low-income women and their children.”

5/28/2015 LANWT Dallas Morning News


Technology can help deliver legal aid to those in need
LANWT CEO Joel Winful says that, rather than an aversion to technology, cost is an important reason for legal nonprofits to move slowly into high-tech as a solution for increasing service delivery to clients.

2/18/2015 LANWT Dallas Morning News


DBA, LANWT raise $1.1 million to support free services for needy
“The growth of our EAJ Campaign totals has been phenomenal,” said Brad Weber, 2015 DBA president. “In 2009, we raised about $544,000. This year we topped $1.1 million — a 102 percent gain over six years.”

2/9/2015 LANWT Dallas Morning News