FY 2014 Grantee Budget Allocations

On January 17 the President signed the FY 2014 Appropriations legislation (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 - HR 3547) passed by Congress last week. The legislation includes $365 million for LSC as we explained in our email to you last week. This is 6.1855% higher than the LSC’s FY 2013... Continue reading >

Board of Directors Meeting | Austin, TX | January 2014

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown 500 North Interstate 35 Austin, Texas 78701 Phone: (512) 480-8181 Board Book and Supplemental Material s Meeting Notices Meeting Transcripts Certified Meeting Minutes Meeting Resolutions Panels Videos Photo Gallery Board Book and Supplemental Materials Public... Continue reading >

Loan Repayment Assistance Program Accepting 2014 Applications

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications under the Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program . This program awards forgivable $5,600 loans to attorneys with up to five years of experience to help them repay law school loans. Attorneys must have at least $50,000 in law... Continue reading >

Making Your Website More Useful For More People

At LSC , we’ve been taking a critical look at our web site, to see if we can make it a more useful web site by factoring in all of the ways that people might want to view or use our information. In these days of big data and small screens, we realize that we have to be much more attentive to... Continue reading >

2013 Year-End Message to LSC-Funded Programs from Chairman John Levi & President Jim Sandman

Year-End Message to LSC-Funded Programs from Chairman John Levi & President Jim Sandman Continue reading >

Sandman, Consultants Update LSC Data Project at NLADA Conference: Using Data to Improve the Delivery of Legal Services

Using Data to Improve the Delivery of Legal Services LSC President James J. Sandman and two consultants discussed the LSC Data Project during a panel discussion at the annual conference of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) in Los Angeles on Nov. 7, 2013. Their presentation... Continue reading >

Levi updates ABA Delegates on LSC accomplishments, impact of funding cuts

On August 13, LSC Board Chairman John G. Levi updated the ABA House of Delegates on the most important developments at LSC during the past year. He also discussed the impact on LSC's grantees of funding reductions, including sequestration, at a time when the number of people eligible for civil... Continue reading >

Sunshine act meeting announcement; cancellation of August 20, 2013 Institutional Advancement Committee meeting

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting; Cancellation – Institutional Advancement Committee DATE AND TIME: On August 8, 2013, the Legal Services Corporation (“LSC” or “Corporation”) issued a public announcement that the Institutional Advancement Committee will... Continue reading >

News on appropriations, PAI rulemaking, videos - plus Resources and news from the field - in the latest LSC Updates

The new issue of LSC Updates includes information on the appropriations process for FY 2014 and 2015, video of two excellent panel discussions that took place in July (the latest forum in LSC's exploration of the state of civil legal assistance in the United States), updated information on the... Continue reading >

Public Comment and Testimony Invited on LSC Appropriations Request for FY 2015

LSC is developing its FY 2015 appropriations request to Congress and seeks public comment and testimony on what the amount the request should be. To be considered, written comments must be recieved by 12 p.m. on Monday, June 10, 2013, and requests to testify at the June 11, 2013 meeting of the LSC... Continue reading >