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It can sometimes be difficult to find pro bono lawyers in Texas who are dedicated to doing good work for their clients. But across the state, there are plenty of contingent-fee and pro bono lawyers Texas residents rely on for quality legal services. The term “pro bono” is short for a Latin phrase, “pro bono publico.” It means doing work “for the public good,” and it is not a new idea in the legal world. There have been many lawyers throughout history who have taken on significant cases at no charge to the client. When a law firm does pro bono work, it shows itself to be an organization of caring people. Similarly, lawyers who fight hard for their clients without taking any money directly from the client, like pro bono lawyers in Texas and ones who work on a contingent-fee basis like Jim Adler & Associates, demonstrate their devotion to defending people’s rights.

The Importance of Legal Work Without Retainer Fees

For the pro bono lawyers Texas residents trust, the idea of working for no up-front fee is not a gimmick. Prestigious law schools such as Georgetown University strongly endorse these arrangements, and Georgetown even encourages its graduates to do a great deal of pro bono work every month. When a client comes to one of the pro bono lawyers in Houston, Texas, seeking a case review, the first instinct of that attorney is to help that client any way they can. That is when reputable pro bono attorneys in Texas may work on the claim for the public good and take the case at no initial charge to the client. Similarly, the professionals at Jim Adler & Associates always help clients without taking any money from the client: Rather, our lawyers are paid only after you win a settlement and only from that money, not out of your pocket.

Important Things to Know About Contingent Fees and Pro Bono Work

Texas pro bono lawyers and those who work on a contingent-fee basis will take a case without the need for the client to pay any money up front. It should be noted that different attorneys have different interpretations of how these arrangements work, which is why clients should always specify what the attorney means when they say they will work pro bono or for a contingent fee. In some cases, an attorney will take a case pro bono because it has significance to the community, to the client, or to both. In other situations, the attorney will go to bat for the client and collect nothing until the case is won; only then do they collect a contingent fee, a percentage of the financial settlement the client receives.

Jim Adler: An Attorney Who Cares

Jim Adler is known as the Texas Hammer® because he prides himself on working hard for each client. But what many people may not know is that every Jim Adler & Associates location works on a contingent-fee basis for each client. None of Jim Adler’s offices see a penny of compensation until the case is won. Clients pay for their legal services from the settlements they receive, not from their own hard-earned money. Jim Adler & Associates asks for no retainer fee, no consultation fee, and no up-front fees of any kind. If it is a hard-working attorney you are looking for, then you are looking for Jim Adler & Associates.

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Erick Becker
Erick Becker
01:20 06 May 17
I am a Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff Office and while working one night, a drunk driver crossed the center stripe on the highway and struck my patrol vehicle head on with his pick up truck. Needless to say we (the drunk driver and I) were both lucky to survive, as the accident occurred at highway speeds. Following my release from the hospital, I knew that I would need to have someone represent me. My employer was happy to represent me in regards to prosecuting the driver for criminal charges but, can do little in respect to the recovery of financial losses for medical bills, pain and discomfort, time lost from work etc... This is how my relationship with Jim Adler and Associates began. Yep, you probably guessed correctly when you think of what made me choose the "Texas Hammer" to represent me. Those half obnoxious, half way entertaining commercials and radio announcements most Texans have been seeing and hearing on the TV and radio for years instantly came to mind. Yes, I wanted to "hammer" this S.O.B. for trying to kill me but, more importantly I was worried about the costs associated with the life long injuries I had sustained as a result of this drunk driver's negligent behavior. I contacted Jim Adler and Associates and so began our relationship. I was immediately surprised by the prompt attention and the expression of genuine concern for my well being that I received from the employees of Jim Adler's office. Now as you can imagine, lawyers are not a breed that is held in very high regard by people in my profession but, my experiences with Jim Adler's office and his employees have forced me to amend my way of thinking, at least on the civil side of the house anyway. I have to chuckle when I say that because my experience as a client of Jim Adler's firm has been exceptionally pleasant. So before I venture down one of the stereotypical and infinite number of rabbit holes associated with the relationship between members of law enforcement and lawyers; I will do my best to stay focused on my experience with Jim Adler & Associates. Upon being informed that my case had been accepted by Jim Adler's office; I was contacted by Iris Sanchez who informed me that she was to be my case manager and any questions, comments and concerns could be directed to her. I was pleasantly surprised to receive regular calls from Iris assisting with my medical appointments and future follow up appointments. Iris had informed me that Jim Adler's son, Bill Adler would be handling my case and I was even more surprised to receive several calls from Bill to discuss my case. Now you might be thinking "what's the big deal" with the person who is representing you contacting you? In reality, you are correct in that it isn't a big deal but, what is noteworthy and what separates Jim Adler's Office from the multitude of other lawyers is the genuine expressions of concern and the desire Bill Adler conveyed to me to do their best to help me. I felt an immediate connection and instantly realized I had made the correct choice in contacting Jim Adler & Associates to handle my case. One thing I think lawyers and police officers can agree on is the proverbial wheels of justice turn very slowly. Months go by and our professional relationship is never neglected. Through the unwavering attention of Iris Sanchez and Bill Adler himself, I never felt "out of the loop" so to speak and always had a clear understanding of where my case was at in regards to the legal process. In conclusion, I know my brief description of my experiences with Bill Adler and, his assistant Iris Sanchez, cannot provide the credit they deserve. Together they have done an outstanding job representing their firm/employer. If you are seeking a great firm to represent your legal interests and, take comfort in establishing a professional relationship that feels more like a friendship than a casual business acquaintance, then I highly suggest Jim Adler & Associates.
Tierra Clark
Tierra Clark
18:52 19 May 17
My lawyer Bill Adler and case manager Iris Sanchez are amazing! They constantly call and check on you . They keep you up to date through the process. They care about you as a person and not just a client. The wreck was a life changing experience that I've never been through before. I'm just glad I had the right people like Bill Adler and Iris Sanchez to help me through it. Truly satisfied.Thanks and God bless y'all!
Lorenzo Preston
Lorenzo Preston
17:23 26 Jan 17
Jim Adler only offer nothing less than a great experience. They are a very well-established organization. They are outstanding on keeping you up to date with cases. There's no beating around the bush with this organization as they are only straight forward with the whole process. They treat their customers like family as well as go above and beyond to fight cases for you only leaving you with nothing but the best experience. Easy 5-star rated organization. I would highly recommend this one organization you not look over.
Tori Barroga
Tori Barroga
14:17 11 May 17
I was dropped from a previous law firm regarding my case before I called Jim Adler. They immediately took up my case and worked hard on it - I was always up to date with each step they took and the benefits or consequences of each. In the end, I am highly satisfied with the outcome and would not have it any other way. It took some time but I truly appreciate and want to thank everybody who helped me on this journey and worked tirelessly on it.
Bernard Orozco
Bernard Orozco
17:16 23 Feb 17
I am very happy with Jim Adler & Associates. I did not know anyone who has ever used the Law Firm before. The staff is very friendly and treated me as if I were family. At times it got very stressful being without a job. They helped me when I was confused about the process. Mrs. Theresa Rodriguez stayed in contact with me constantly. Checking on me to see how I was doing and to let me know how things were going on there end. The Attorneys that handled my case know exactly what they are doing to take good care of me. Thank You so much Attorney's Mr.Michael Gomez and Mr.Trey Smith.
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