Pro Bono News
Legal services nonprofit opens 'Justice Barn' in former Burger Barn location (TX)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
- Waco Tribune-Herald
Legal services nonprofit opens 'Justice Barn' in former Burger Barn location
"With grease cleaned off the floors and a wall-to-wall mural painted over in red, the “Justice Barn” is serving as the new home base for Greater Waco Legal Services.
The nonprofit spun off from Mission Waco at the beginning of the year and has expanded to three attorneys, plus a clerk who is two weeks from learning if he passed the bar exam, and a support staff.
Kent McKeever started Mission Waco Legal Services in 2012, the same year he became a licensed attorney. He struck out on his own in February and has operated out of temporary quarters at Waco Community Development while adding two new attorneys and scouting for a permanent space.
McKeever found that location at the intersection of 17th Street and Colcord Avenue in the former Beatnix Burger Barn, which closed in the summer of 2012..."