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.

Mondale, Emmer, Swanson Join Leading Midwest Jurists in Minneapolis for LSC Board Meeting Events

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, Minnesota Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea and other leading jurists and lawyers from the Midwest will gather in Minneapolis this week for events at a board meeting of the Legal Services Corporation.