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Top Two Lessons Learned Building Upsolve

4.17.2019
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

2.26.2019
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

2.11.2019
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

2.7.2019
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

2.4.2019
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

1.31.2019
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

1.17.2019
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

1.8.2019
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 >

LSC to Livestream Innovations in Technology Conference

12.20.2018
Can't make LSC's Innovations in Technology Conference ? LSC will be livestreaming several sessions throughout the conference on LSC's Facebook page . Below is the livestream schedule. All times are Central Standard. LSC's Innovations in Technology Conference Livestream Schedule Tuesday, January 8 4... Continue reading >

Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellow on the Value of the Program to Her Legal Career

12.13.2018
The Rural Summer Legal Corps (RSLC) is a privately funded initiative that connects law students with legal aid programs in the common pursuit of better addressing the civil legal needs of rural communities. In partnership with Equal Justice Works, LSC selects about thirty of the nation’s most... Continue reading >

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