Ronald Flagg, Public Interest Law Champion

Arriving in the District of Columbia in 1980, former D.C. Bar President Ronald Flagg began work at the U.S. Department of Justice before joining Sidley Austin LLP, where he handled general and regulatory litigation for 31 years and served as chair of the firm’s pro bono committee. Flagg has also... Continue reading >

Legal Services Corporation Marks 45th Anniversary

LSC Board Chair John G. Levi issued the following statement on July 25, 2019, in recognization of LSC's 45th anniversary. Statement of John G. Levi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Legal Services Corporation, on LSC’s 45 th Anniversary The Legal Services Corporation Act was signed 45 years ago today... Continue reading >

LSC Holds Events to Highlight Opioid Task Force Report

The LSC Opioid Task Force’s recently released report offers recommendations on how legal aid providers can collaborate with the medical, judicial, law enforcement, and other communities to best confront the opioid crisis. The opioid epidemic has emerged as one of the most serious public health care... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Legal Aid Chicago Luncheon

On June 20, LSC Board Chair John G. Levi was recognized by the newly renamed Legal Aid Chicago with the Champion of Justice Award. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker presented the award and thanked Levi for his efforts on behalf of expanding access to justice. Read Chair Levi's remarks below:... Continue reading >

Foreword: Revitalizing Rural America

The number of rural Americans living in poverty has climbed sharply in the past twenty years. At the turn of the 21st century, about one in five rural counties had a poverty rate higher than twenty percent. Today, that number has climbed to about one in three rural counties. This increase in rural... Continue reading >

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

Good evening, and as many of you already know, 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 our Board to welcome you to this reception. Tonight we recognize two distinguished New Mexico lawyers, two leading law firms... Continue reading >

Remarks by John G. Levi | Omaha News Conference

LSC Board Chair John G. Levi at Omaha News Conference. I am delighted to be here today to formally introduce these important grants from LSC’s Midwestern Legal Disaster Coordination Fund to Legal Aid of Nebraska and Iowa Legal Aid. The projects they will fund should help to bolster and expand the... Continue reading >

Glenn Rawdon's Speech, Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, on How Technology Transforms Civil Legal Aid

Glenn Rawdon, LSC Technology Program Counsel, at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice , April 8, 2014 Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere In October of 1999 Bill Gates published an article for Forbes titled: Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, The next step for technology is universal access . He... Continue reading >