National Law Journal Op-Ed Highlights New LSC Task Forces

LSC Board Chair John G. Levi and LSC Leaders Council Co-Chairs Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck Chair and CEO, and Harriet Miers, former White House Counsel and Locke Lorde partner, recently penned an op-ed in the National Law Journal, "Meeting the Challenge of the Legal Aid Crisis." The piece explains... Continue reading >

The Future Is Now: Legal Services

The Future Is Now 2.018 featured 10 speakers from across the country that gathered to discuss the practicality of artificial intelligence, legal research algorithms, retaining diverse talent, the ethical obligations of data analytics, equal justice as a bi-partisan issue, criminal justice reform,... Continue reading >

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

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

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 penning 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 >