Congressman Joe Kennedy III and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks Launch Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus

As Congress continues to debate comprehensive justice reform, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA4) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN5) today launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus which will focus on expanding access to legal representation for low-income families. According to the... Continue reading >

Innovations in Civil Legal Aid

Periodically, we moderate a panel at the NLADA Conference in partnership with Management Information Exchange and the AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly that highlights innovative projects, advocacy, and tools developed by legal aid organizations. Continue reading >

Applicants that Filed Qualified Grant Applications for 2016 Grant Awards

This notice lists the applicants that filed qualified grant applications for calendar year 2016 Basic Field Grant awards. Grants will be awarded so that each service area is served; however, none of the listed organizations is guaranteed an award. Continue reading >

LAF News Conference Remarks by LSC Board Chair

Thank you, Diana. You are truly a civil legal aid force of nature. And thank you for your many years of outstanding leadership at LAF. It is a great pleasure to help you introduce these two important grants, here in my hometown. I know these special awards will allow you and your staff to improve... Continue reading >

Op-Ed: OUR VIEW The right to retain counsel

The grant will allow the society to “build a technological bridge between urban pro bono volunteers and clients in Columbia and Greene counties and other counties,” said society Executive Director Lillian Moy. “We have great pro bono volunteers.” Continue reading >

Remarks by Chair John G. Levi: Pro Bono Awards Reception San Francisco

Tonight we recognize five California attorneys, three law firms, and two innovative collaborative projects for their important pro bono contributions to LSC’s grantees across the entire state of California. Continue reading >

Press Event: Tonko, Sandman and LASNNY Announce #LSCPBIF Grant

Rep. Tonko, Sandman and LASNNY
New York Congressman Paul Tonko, LSC President Jim Sandman with Lillian Moy, and Tom O'Connor at press event on Oct. 2 in Albany, NY announcing Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY)'s $362,559 Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant that will expand service to low-income people in rural areas... Continue reading >

Opening Remarks by John G. Levi: BoD Meeting San Francisco

Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi Board of Directors Meeting: San Francisco, CA Monday, October 5, 2015 Good morning and welcome. I am John Levi, the 10th Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Thank you for joining us today for these significant panel... Continue reading >

Legal Excellence Award Reception Remarks by John G. Levi

Thank you Congressman Schiff for that gracious introduction and for your strong support of LSC during your distinguished service in the House. I have very much valued our meetings in DC. I also want to commend my fellow awardees for their exemplary contributions to their community — Secretary of... Continue reading >

Presidential Memorandum on White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR)

On September 24 th , President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum formally establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR). Continue reading >