LAF News Conference Remarks by LSC Board Chair

Thank you, Diana. You are truly a civil legal aid force of nature. And thank you for your many years of outstanding leadership at LAF. It is a great pleasure to help you introduce these two important grants, here in my hometown. I know these special awards will allow you and your staff to improve... Continue reading >

Op-Ed: OUR VIEW The right to retain counsel

The grant will allow the society to “build a technological bridge between urban pro bono volunteers and clients in Columbia and Greene counties and other counties,” said society Executive Director Lillian Moy. “We have great pro bono volunteers.” Continue reading >

Opening Remarks by John G. Levi: BoD Meeting San Francisco

Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi Board of Directors Meeting: San Francisco, CA Monday, October 5, 2015 Good morning and welcome. I am John Levi, the 10th Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Thank you for joining us today for these significant panel... Continue reading >

Remarks by Chair John G. Levi: Pro Bono Awards Reception San Francisco

Tonight we recognize five California attorneys, three law firms, and two innovative collaborative projects for their important pro bono contributions to LSC’s grantees across the entire state of California. Continue reading >

Press Event: Tonko, Sandman and LASNNY Announce #LSCPBIF Grant

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New York Congressman Paul Tonko, LSC President Jim Sandman with Lillian Moy, and Tom O'Connor at press event on Oct. 2 in Albany, NY announcing Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY)'s $362,559 Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant that will expand service to low-income people in rural areas... Continue reading >

Legal Excellence Award Reception Remarks by John G. Levi

Thank you Congressman Schiff for that gracious introduction and for your strong support of LSC during your distinguished service in the House. I have very much valued our meetings in DC. I also want to commend my fellow awardees for their exemplary contributions to their community — Secretary of... Continue reading >

Presidential Memorandum on White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR)

On September 24 th , President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum formally establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR). Continue reading >

National Celebration of Pro Bono Week: October 25-31

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The ABA's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has succeeded in focusing a spotlight on pro bono service over the past seven years. The Celebration of Pro Bono Service provides an opportunity for local legal aid organizations across the country to reach and serve more clients using... Continue reading >

Notice to All Interested Parties: Availability of 2016 Competitive Grant Funds for the Provision of Civil Legal Services in Southeastern Michigan

Competitive grant funds for the provision of civil legal aid to eligible low-income people in southeastern Michigan is available. We intend to award grants in January 2016. Continue reading >

John Levi: "On Legal Services for the Poor"

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LSC Board Chair John Levi discusses the mission and importance of LSC in an article in the Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences . Click to read the full article: On Legal Services For The Poor Continue reading >