Storyteller: Torres, Betty Balli
Interviewer: Houseman, Alan
Date of interview: 2015-05-07
Topics: Access to justice
Geo, US: TX
NEJL I.D.: NEJL-009.093
Georgetown status: Video upon request
Link to NEJL page: http://aspace.ll.georgetown.edu/public/repositories/2/archival_objects/411
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Transcript link: Transcript
Transcript status: DeleteMeSoon
Transcript notes: NCRF with additional cleanup
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Abstract: The interview was conducted at the Supreme Court of Texas in Austin, Texas.
Betty Balli Torres has served as the Executive Director of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, the largest Texas-based funder for legal services to the poor, since October 2001. Betty has a career dedicated to public interest work. Betty started as a staff attorney at Legal Aid of Central Texas in Austin in 1987 and has held various direct service and administrative public interest positions since that time. Betty is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of IOLTA Programs and has served in many volunteer capacities to programs that support national access to justice efforts.