Volunteer lawyers from Houston donated 3,300 hours of time this fall, easily billable at hundreds of thousands of dollars, giving free legal advice to people who lost their homes, jobs and more when hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated areas of Texas and the Gulf Coast.
The volunteer program, managed by the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program Inc. (HVLP), is remarkable not only for the sheer number of lawyer volunteers — 451 lawyers participated — but also for the speed at which lawyers were in the field and meeting with hurricane evacuees.
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