Law School Deans Pen Letter of Support for Legal Services Corporation

More than 160 law school deans sent a letter to Congressional leaders on March 14 urging support for LSC. The signatories represent a diverse array of law schools, including private and public institutions of all sizes. The law deans explained the reason for pening the letter: "What brings us... Continue reading >

Apply for LSC's Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Beginning in 2005, LSC has made forgivable loans to attorneys employed by LSC-funded legal services programs to help them repay their law school debt. LSC implemented the Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) to help LSC grantees recruit and retain qualified attorney staff... Continue reading >

Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Judicial Forum

Good afternoon. I am John Levi, and it is my privilege to serve as the 10th Chairman of the Board of the Legal Services Corporation. Let me also introduce the 9th Chair of LSC, Frank Strickland, who is here with us today from Atlanta and was appointed by President Bush. Frank continues to serve on... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Pro Bono Reception

Good evening. I am John Levi, the 10th Chair of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, and it is my pleasure on behalf of the Board to welcome you to this reception. Today, we recognize three distinguished Tennessee lawyers and a leading law firm for their important pro bono... Continue reading >

Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Innovations in Technology Conference

Good morning! Thank you, Glenn. It is a real pleasure to join you today at the newly named Innovations in Technology Conference. I attended and spoke at this event three years ago, when it was known as the TIG Conference (I am afraid that this acronym may stick with me), and was so impressed and... Continue reading >

LSC Livestreaming Innovations in Technology Conference Sessions

This year, LSC will be streaming via Facebook Live several sessions during the Innovations in Technlogy Conference. The livestream begins on Wednesday, January 10, at 8:30 a.m. CST. See the full livestreaming schedule (all CST) below and visit LSC's Facebook page during the conference to view... Continue reading >

LSC President Jim Sandman Delivers Keynote Address at Legal Aid Society of Cleveland's Annual Meeting

LSC President Jim Sandman delivered the keynote address at Legal Aid Society of Cleveland's 112th Annual Meeting earlier this month. Hear his remarks about the vital work of legal aid organizations and why all Americans have a stake in access to justice. Video of 9yBEhAzPXj0 Continue reading >

Reps. Susan W. Brooks and Joe Kennedy III Discuss Legal Aid at Harvard Law Forum

On November 6, Reps. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), co-founders of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Legal Services Caucus, visited Harvard Law School. They discussed the importance of civil legal aid for low-income Americans, LSC's 2017 Justice Gap Report , and other... Continue reading >

Seeking Safety: Legal Aid’s Role in Responding to Domestic Violence

A panel of experts discussed how legal aid programs funded by LSC assist victims of domestic violence at a congressional briefing on October 26. The briefing was held in cooperation with Representative Susan Brooks (IN-5) and Representative Joe Kennedy III (MA-4), co-founders of the Access to Civil... Continue reading >

Registration for LSC's 2018 Innovations in Technology Conference (formerly TIG Conference) is Now Open

Registration for LSC's 2018 Innovations in Technology Conference is now open! After 17 years as the Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference... Continue reading >