The National Law Journal
Monday, January 10, 2011
The situation looked grim for Texas legal aid groups. In 2009, the take from Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts had plummeted due to record-low interest rates. Public interest law groups faced massive budget cuts. "That funding is going to be very tough to come by in the next legislative session," says David Hall (pictured), executive director of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, the largest provider in the state.