The Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center, or DEAC, announced it has hired Bill Holston as its new chief operating officer. He will transition into his new role in August of this year. The DEAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm that provides free legal representation to tenants facing eviction in Dallas County.

Since 2012, Holston has served as the executive director of the Human Rights Initiative, a nonprofit organization focused on assisting asylum seekers and immigrants in need of legal and other services.