The Texas Access to Justice Commission, or TAJC, honored Texas Access to Justice Foundation, or TAJF, Executive Director Betty Balli Torres with the Emily C. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to improving Texans’ access to justice during the Champions of Justice Gala on April 25 in Austin.

This award, named after the TAJC’s first executive director, is the commission’s highest honor given for a career dedicated to supporting legal services for Texans in need.