Legal Aid Office to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening

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MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Cynthia Martinez, Communications Director
512.374.2764
cmartinez@trla.org

LEGAL AID OFFICE TO CELEBRATE GRAND RE-OPENING

EDINBURG, Texas – March 4, 2009 – Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), the leading provider of legal aid in Texas, will be celebrating the grand re-opening and dedication of its Edinburg office at a special celebration on Thursday, March 5th.  The office, which serves more than 1800 low-income residents of the Rio Grande Valley each year, will be dedicated to the memory of John E. Cook, a former employee and long-time champion of legal rights for the poor.

WHAT:
Grand re-opening and dedication of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s Edinburg office

WHERE:
Law Offices of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
316 South Closner
Edinburg, TX 78539

WHEN:
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Celebration begins at 4:00 pm
Program begins at 5:30 pm

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Roland Johnson, president elect – State Bar of Texas
Justice Linda Yanez, Thirteenth Court of Appeals
Judge Juan Partida, 275th Judicial District Court
Judge Noe Gonzalez, 370th Judicial District Court
Judge Leticia Lopez, 389th  Judicial District Court
Judge Rodolfo Delgado, 93rd Judicial District Court
Judge Mario Ramirez, 332nd Judicial District Court
Judge Rose Guerra Reyna, 206th Judicial District Court
Judge Aida Salinas Flores, 398th Judicial District Court
Judge Ricardo Rodriguez, 92nd Judicial District Court
Judge Arnoldo Cantu, Hidalgo County Court No. 5

Established in 1970, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. (TRLA) is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to low-income and disadvantaged clients in a 68-county service area. TRLA’s mission is to promote the dignity, self-sufficiency, safety and stability of low-income Texans by providing high-quality legal assistance and related educational services.  For more information on Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and this story visit http://www.trla.org.

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