Advocates for Disaster Justice is a joint effort of Pro Bono Net, Lone Star Legal Aid, the American Bar Association's Center for Pro Bono and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.
Pro Bono Net
Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization that brings the power of the law to all by building cutting-edge digital tools and fostering collaborations with the nation’s leading civil legal organizations. Pro Bono Net's programs have been adopted in more than 40 states and territories across the United States and connect more than 8 million people a year to legal rights information, referrals and self-help resources.
Lone Star Legal Aid is the fourth largest provider of free legal aid in the United States. Headquartered in Houston with offices in Angleton, Beaumont, Galveston, and nine other cities across Southeast and East Texas, LSLA serves a 60,000 square-mile swath of Texas from Lampassas to the Louisiana state line, from Matagorda Bay to Texarkana. LSLA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that protects and advances the civil legal rights of low-income Texans by providing advocacy, legal representation and community education to ensure equal access to justice.
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service is the ABA's center of activity for the development and promotion of pro bono policies and initiatives. The mission of the Committee includes fostering the development of pro bono programs and activities by law firms, bar associations, corporate legal departments, law schools, government attorney offices and others; analyzing the scope and function of pro bono programs; and proposing and reviewing legislation that affects lawyers' ability to provide pro bono legal services.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association
The National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) is the nation's leading advocate for front-line attorneys and other equal justice professionals - those who make a difference in the lives of low-income clients and their families and communities. Representing legal aid and defender programs, as well as individual advocates, NLADA is proud to be the oldest and largest national, nonprofit membership association devoting 100 percent of its resources to serving the broad equal justice community.