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.

Experts Discuss How Civil Legal Aid Providers Help Veterans at Congressional Briefing

WASHINGTON – A panel of experts on veterans’ issues will discuss how legal aid programs help former members of the military and their families on Tuesday, May 12, at a congressional briefing co-sponsored by Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) and Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA).

The briefing, “Serving Those Who Have Served Our Country: How Legal Aid Helps Veterans,” will showcase the importance of local legal aid programs to veterans in need of civil legal assistance. Panelists include: