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.

ABA Honors Pine Tree Legal, AppalReD Leaders with Grassroots Advocacy Award

WASHINGTON – Nan Heald, executive director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance, and John M. Rosenberg, former director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky (AppalReD) received the ABA’s Grassroots Advocacy Award at a Washington, DC reception on April 15. Patricia E. Apy, partner at Paras, Apy & Reiss, P.C., also received an award.