Fort Bend Lawyers CARE (FBLC) is proud to announce that our dedicated volunteer lawyers and staff have assisted 4,285 Fort Bend County, low-income individuals. FBLC's volunteer lawyers donated approximately 17,140 hours, equaling approximately $4,320,000 donated through pro bono legal services rendered, since January 1, 2008.


Friday, December 9, 2016
Fort Bend Lawyers Care Receives $10,000 from the Texas Bar Foundation

Fort Bend Lawyers Care Executive Director Sharon K. Steckler and Director of Development Glen D. Dunbar

Fort Bend Lawyers Care (FBLC) gratefully welcomes a $10,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation. Fort Bend Lawyers Care, a non-profit legal aid organization, helps provide equal access to justice for low-income residents of Fort Bend County on civil matters in a variety of ways. The Texas Bar Foundation grant will enable FBLC to expand support for qualified pro se litigants by holding seminars and workshops to acquaint them with legal processes and procedures.

Executive Director Sharon K. Steckler considers it an honor and privilege to receive the award from the prestigious and well respected Texas Bar Foundation. Since its inception in 1965, the Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than $16 million in grants to law-related programs. Supported by members of the State Bar of Texas, The Texas Bar Foundation is the nationís largest charitably-funded bar foundation.

Citizens of Fort Bend County will benefit greatly from the services the Texas Bar Foundationís grant enables FBLC to provide.