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The Future Is Now: Legal Services

5.2.2018
I join the Chief in using the traditional, low-tech podium. Good morning and thank you for that introduction, Jayne. I also want to thank the Illinois Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism for inviting me to speak today. Justice Kilbride, judges of Illinois courts, distinguished guests, it... Continue reading >

Ranking Member Congressman Serrano Helps Secure Important Funding Increases in FY2018 CJS Omnibus Bill

3.22.2018
Congressman José E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee, released a statement on the FY2018 omnibus bill released today. The Legal Services Corporation is among the programs Congressman Serrano fought for, calling LSC an "important civil... Continue reading >

Law School Deans Pen Letter of Support for Legal Services Corporation

3.20.2018
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

2.22.2018
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

1.22.2018
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

1.22.2018
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

1.11.2018
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

1.9.2018
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

11.29.2017
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

11.14.2017
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 >

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