Mithoff Program Director working at DACA clinic with Andrea Lopez of partner organization IDEA College Prep San Juan
Andrea Lopez, IDEA College Prep San Juan, working with Andrea Marsh at DACA Clinic

The Mithoff Program is indebted to partner organizations and pro bono attorneys who help create pro bono opportunities for our students, support Texas Law pro bono clinics, and supervise our students’ work.

We recognize these partners each April at the annual Pro Bono Awards event.

2019-2020 Partner Organizations

Affordable Homes of South Texas

Akins High School

American Gateways

Austin Bar Association

Austin Independent School District

Austin Justice Coalition

Austin Lawyers Guild

Austin Medical-Legal Partnership

Austin Municipal Court

Autism Society of Texas

Bankruptcy Section, State Bar of Texas

Bexar County Public Defender’s Office

Brownsville Community Health Center


Capital Area Paralegal Association

Casa Marianella Immigration Legal Services

Catholic Charities of Central Texas

Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Travis County

Dell Children’s

Dell Comprehensive Care

Del Valle Independent School District

Disability Rights Texas

Equal Justice Center

First United Methodist Church of Bastrop

Front Steps


Goodwill of Central Texas

Integral Care

Jane’s Due Process

Judge Guy Herman Center for Mental Health Crisis Care

JUST-US Participatory Defense

Law For Black Lives

Lawyers for Good Government

Lockhart Independent School District

National Butterfly Center

Partners Resource Network

Peace Through Commerce

People’s Law Office

Pflugerville Public Library

Pride Center of San Antonio

Pro Bono Program, St. Mary’s School of Law

RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services)

Region Thirteen Education Service Center

Round Rock Independent School District

San Marcos Independent School District

Seton Shoal Creek

Speer Memorial Library

Social Work Program, St. Edward’s University

South Texas Pro Bono Representation Project (ProBAR)

Steve Hicks School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Texas Aggie Law Society

Texas Center for the Judiciary

Texas Civil Rights Project

Texas Fair Defense Project

Texas Here to Stay

Texas Law Capital Punishment Clinic

Texas Law Domestic Violence Clinic

Texas Law Human Rights Clinic

Texas Law Immigration Clinic

Texas Law OUTLaw

Texas Legal Services Center

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Travis County Community Center

Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center

United States District Court, McAllen Division

UT Gender and Sexuality Center

YMCA Youth & Government Program

2019-2020 Pro Bono Supervising Attorneys

Tanairi Alcarez, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Jessica Anderson, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Megan Baumer, Law Office of Michael Baumer

Robert Black, Law Office of Robert E. Black

Phyllis Blees, Peace Through Commerce

Mario Boisselier, Boisselier Law Group

Linley Boone-Almaguer, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Daniel Berner, Berner Law

Claire Marie Bow, Attorney at Law

Jonathan Buck, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas

Dorothy Butler, Dorothy Butler Law Firm

Edward Cannon, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Diego Cervantes, Law Office of Karen J. Crawford

Emma Chandler, Chandler Law Group

Marty Cirkiel, Cirkiel Law

Randy Cubriel, Law Office of Randy Cubriel

Brian Cumings, Graves Dougherty Herron & Moody

Charlene D’Cruz, Lawyers for Good Government

Juan DeKruyff, Law Office of Juan DeKruyff

Bernadette Dela Cruz, Law Office of Paul Parsons

Leonardo De La Garza, De La Garza Law

Karly Jo Dixon, Texas Fair Defense Project

Lindsey Drake, Drake Law

Whitney Drake, American Gateways

Natalia Drelichman, American Gateways

Maddy Dwertman, Baker Botts

Ariel Dulitzky, Texas Law Human Rights Clinic

Katy Dyer, Texas Law Criminal Defense Clinic

Sarah Espahbodi, Texas Legal Services Center

Thomas Esparza, The Law Offices of Thomas Esparza Jr.

Justin Estep, Catholic Charities of Central Texas

Scott Field, Butler Snow

Eduardo Flores, Eduardo Flores Law

Sean Flynn, Fears Nachawati

Elliott Fontenette, Texas Legal Services Center

Mykal Fox, Attorney at Law

Hillary Garcia, Disability Rights Texas

Emily Gerrick, Texas Fair Defense Project

Denise Gilman, Texas Law Immigration Clinic

Wesley Hartman, Texas Legal Services Center

Cori Hash, Lincoln-Goldfinch Law

Joanne Hatton, Cook Brooks Johnson

Kalani Hawks, Hawks Villafranca Law

Christy Heimer, Heimer Law Offices

Elizabeth Hickson, Hickson Law

Barbara Hines, Texas Law Immigration Clinic (ret.)

Peter Hofer, Disability Rights Texas

Lawson Konvalinka, Texas Law Career Services Office

Claire Krebs, Fish & Richardson

Jacqueline Lamerson, Bexar County Public Defender’s Office

Marissa Latta, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Doug Lawrence, Austin Bar Association

John Libersat, Dunham & Jones

Julia Longoria, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Jeana Lungwitz, Texas Law Domestic Violence Clinic

Vivian Mahlab, Law Office of Vivian Mahlab

Deborah Mas Cabrera, American Gateways

Nicole Merritt, Indeed

Danica Milios, Jackson Walker

Joey Mogul, People’s Law Office

Ranjana Natarajan, Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic

Caroline Nelson, Attorney at Law

Shelby O’Brien, Enoch Kever

Karina Ochoa, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Priscilla Orta. ProBAR

Meredith Parekh, Disability Rights Texas

Tovah Pentelovich, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Chris Perri, Chris Perri Law

Thea Posel, Texas Law Capital Punishment Clinic

Paul Quinzi, Law Office of Paul Quinzi

Virginia Raymond, Attorney at Law

Dustin Rynders, Disability Rights Texas

Charles Ruesink, Ruesink Law

Armin Salek, Salek Law

Jacy Selcoe, Texas Legislative Council

Geeta Shah, Ogletree Deakins

Megan Sheffield, Equal Justice Center

Mary Kay Sicola, Attorney at Law

Eva Sikes, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Neil Sicarelli, Wells Fargo

Charles Smaistrla, Law Office of Charles Smaistrla

Barry Smitherman, Barry Smitherman PC

Marbre Stahly-Butts, Law For Black Lives

Elissa Steglich, Texas Law Immigration Clinic

Carly Toepke, Texas Law International Office

Amanda Traphagan, Seay & Traphagan

Keegan Warren-Clem, Austin Medical-Legal Partnership

Sarah Woelk, Casa Marianella Immigration Legal Services

Amanda Woog, Texas Fair Defense Project

Catherine Zachry, Shearman  & Sterling

Greg Zlotnick, St. Mary’s School of Law