Legal Services Corporation

The Legal Services Corporation is the single largest funder of civil legal services in the nation. Established by Congress, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. The grants are awarded to nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The legal aid programs address the civil legal needs of the elderly, veterans and military families, victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, tenants and homeowners facing foreclosure or eviction, victims of natural disasters, and others.

LSC to Honor Four Iowa Attorneys and Des Moines-Based Firm for Pro Bono Service

WASHINGTON – In recognition of their extraordinary commitment to equal justice, the national Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors will present on July 21 its Pro Bono Service Award to four Iowans and the firm of Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts. The awards ceremony will take place at 6p.m. at the Davis Brown law firm, 215 10th Street in Des Moines.
The 2014 LSC Pro Bono Service Award Reception will be held in conjunction with LSC’s Board of Directors’ quarterly meeting.