Austin Bar Association - Veterans Assistance Programs
COVID-19 Update: The health and safety of our members, our employees, and the public is of paramount importance to the Austin Bar Association and AYLA.
The Austin Bar office is currently closed. Staff members are working remotely. The Austin Bar, like the State Bar, is cancelling, postponing, or going online with all live events through at least May 10, in line with the latest guidelines from the CDC. CLICK HERE for the latest updates.
Free Legal Clinic
The Austin Bar Association organizes a free legal advice clinic on the second Monday of each month. (Except for the month of March)
No appointment or reservations are needed. Attorney volunteers are able to provide brief legal advice.
Austin VA Outpatient Clinic
Monthly legal advice clinics are held at the Austin VA outpatient Clinic located at 7901 Metropolis Drive, Austin TX 78744.
1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sign-in starts at 1:30 p.m. Please sign-in before 3:30 p.m.
For information on the next available clinic, click here, or call 512.472.0279.
Every veteran who attends the Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans must complete an intake application in order to verify qualification.
Veterans can also complete an intake application via phone on Monday through Friday in the afternoons.
Call 512.472.0279 on those days to see if you qualify.
Legal Advice Provided
Legal advice is provided in the following areas:
- Child Support
- Estate Planning
- Landlord/tenant and
If you are a veteran seeking assistance for legal matters unrelated to military issues (divorce, business start-up, drafting a will or an estate plan, criminal matters, etc.), call the Lawyer Referral Service to find out if you qualify for a 20% discount on legal work.
To find a lawyer in the Austin area, call 512-472-8303, or 866-303-8303.