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.

Browne Resigned from Legal Services Corporation Board

WASHINGTON - California lawyer Sharon L. Browne has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, effective Dec. 31, 2014.

The former principal attorney in the Pacific Legal Foundation’s Individual Rights practice group cited health concerns as the reason for her departure.

"It has been an honor to serve as a member of the Board of Directors and I hope that my participation on the Board has made the Legal Services Corporation stronger," she wrote in her resignation letter to President Obama.