Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Legal Aid Chicago Luncheon

On June 20, LSC Board Chair John G. Levi was recognized by the newly renamed Legal Aid Chicago with the Champion of Justice Award. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker presented the award and thanked Levi for his efforts on behalf of expanding access to justice. Read Chair Levi's remarks below:... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Minor Wisdom Award Luncheon

On May 2, LSC Board Chair John G. Levi was recognized with the ABA's John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award . The award--named in honor of Judge John Minor Wisdom, a scholar and jurist on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit --recognizes those who have made... Continue reading >

Top Two Lessons Learned Building Upsolve

As we near the third year mark of Upsolve, I’d like to share the two most important lessons we’ve learned building our nonprofit. For background, Upsolve helps low-income families across the United States file for bankruptcy for free , using online “do it yourself” software . In the last six months... Continue reading >

Apply for LSC's Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Since 2005, LSC has made forgivable loans to attorneys employed by LSC-funded legal services programs to help them repay their law school debt. LSC's Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) helps our grantees recruit and retain qualified attorney staff. Attorneys who are selected... Continue reading >

Law360 Spotlights LSC’s New Emerging Leader’s Council

Modeled after the Leaders Council , LSC’s new Emerging Leaders Council will bring together rising leaders from across the country with diverse backgrounds, including tech, legal, education, and business to bring attention to the crisis in civil legal aid. Paladin CEO Kristen Sonday and Bradley... Continue reading >

LSC Working on a ‘Brain-Powered’ Legal Aid Tool

Legal Navigator, the first legal aid tool powered by artificial intelligence, is currently being rolled out by LSC, Pro Bono Net, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Avanade to help reduce the justice gap. The project's goal is help people with limited resources and knowledge about civil legal issues... Continue reading >

Op-Ed by LSC Chairman John Levi Highlights Civil Legal Aid’s Crucial Role in Wildfire Response

LSC Chairman John Levi joined Robert Malionek, a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, to pen an op-ed explaining the importance of civil legal aid in the aftermath of natural disasters. In light of the nearly 50,000 people displaced by the October wildfires in California, the article serves as a... Continue reading >

LSC President Jim Sandman featured in Legal Speak Podcast

LegalWeek 2019 brought together thousands of legal industry professionals into New York City in January to discuss the latest technologies, trends, and business challenges shaking up the legal sector. The Legal Speak podcast team was on hand to talk to the legal industry’s leaders, including Brian... Continue reading >

Technology: Not the Complete Solution but An Important Part of It

LSC President Jim Sandman was interviewed by Roger Smith, Law, Tech & A2J blogger, on supporting technological innovations that increase access to justice for thousands of low-income Americans. Since 1999, LSC has been leading the charge by hosting technology summits dedicated to bringing... Continue reading >

Notice of LSC Board Meeting, January 17 - 19

Due to a lapse in federal appropriations, the Federal Register is not publishing routine documents, including Sunshine Act notices. The upcoming meeting of LSC’s Board of Directors and its Six Committees is scheduled Thursday, January 17, through Saturday, January 19. The notice linked below... Continue reading >