City Attorneys Responding in an Emergency (CARE)

Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) - City Attorneys Responding in an Emergency (CARE) Unit

The Texas City Attorneys Association's (TCAA) City Attorneys Responding in an Emergency (CARE) Unit was established in the wake of previous natural disasters in Texas. The program helps local city attorneys respond to a catastrophic event by providing critical legal assistance to facilitate recovery.

When a catastrophic event occurs, the immediate assistance of volunteer attorneys provides for quicker recovery of critical services and infrastructure under proper legal protocols. The CARE Unit is a resource with multi-disciplined, multi-talented, and highly-qualified volunteer attorneys who assist local counsel in properly advising city officials regarding local recovery efforts. The CARE unit is composed of members who are highly knowledgeable in municipal law and disaster issues.

Need Assistance?

Contact Scott Houston with the Texas Municipal League by phone at 512-231-7400 or by email for a list of TCAA CARE members able to provide assistance. If it is after hours, call the emergency number provided in the recording and your call will be returned promptly.

Want to Volunteer?

To be on the TCAA CARE list to provide assistance in the event that a city in your area needs legal help in an emergency, please email Heather Ford with the following information:

  • Name
  • Title
  • City or Firm
  • Email Address
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Any specific expertise you are able to provide