LBJ School student receives Pro Bono Award from Texas Access to Justice Commission

Jessica Cassidy, a student at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and a dual degree student with the School of Law, is the first recipient of the Access to Justice Commission Law Student Pro Bono Award. Cassidy was chosen for the award based on her outstanding record of public interest work. The Law Student Pro Bono Award recognizes the dedication and motivation of a law student who has most enhanced the delivery of quality legal services to low-income Texans. Cassidy received a $2,000 stipend.