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 Honors Nine New York Attorneys and Law Firms for Pro Bono Service

WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors presented on October 6 its Pro Bono Service Award to six New York attorneys and three law firms in recognition of the their extraordinary commitment to equal justice. The awards ceremony took place at 6 p.m. at the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street in Albany.

The 2014 LSC Pro Bono Service Award Reception was held in conjunction with the LSC Board of Directors’ quarterly meeting.