Remarks by John G. Levi at ABA House of Delegates

Good morning. Thank you, Madam Chair, for that warm introduction. It is a privilege to address the ABA’s House of Delegates and to do so still as the 10th Chair of the Legal Services Corporation. Thank you to Hilarie Bass for being such a strong partner with LSC this year, as I know Bob Carlson... Continue reading >

Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Board of Directors Meeting

Good morning. I am John Levi and it is my distinct privilege to serve as the 10th Chairman of the Board of the Legal Services Corporation. Thank you for joining us for this important Forum on a core American value — access to justice. We are happy to be here at the Idaho State Capitol and to have... Continue reading >

Senate Appropriations Provides $410 Million For LSC

Yesterday the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) appropriations bill for FY 2019. The bill includes $410 million for LSC, the same level as in FY 2018. In May, the House Appropriations Committee also approved $410 million for LSC. This... Continue reading >

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 >