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 2014 White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice

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Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Associate Attorney General Tony West, and other leaders of the legal community gathered at the White House on April 8 for a Forum on Increasing Access to Justice, the third such event LSC has co-hosted with the White House.