Board of Directors Meeting | Austin, TX | January 2014
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown
500 North Interstate 35
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 480-8181
Public access is provided by LSC to non-confidential materials considered by the Board of Directors and its committees during open session meetings.
General Counsel's Closed Session Certification Letters
The LSC Board of Directors adopts resolutions to establish and revise policies, to approve funding requests, to create task forces, to recognize and express appreciation for distinguished service to the Corporation or extraordinary support for the Corporation’s goals and mission, and other similarly significant actions.
|2014-001||01-25-2014||Consolidated Operating Budget for FY 2014|
|2014-002||01-25-2014||Adopting Revisions to LSC's Employee Handbook|
|2014-003||01-25-2014||Supporting Management's Revisions to the LSC Performance Management Policy|
|2014-004||01-25-2014||Adopting a Whistleblower Policy|
Texas Access To Justice Foundation's Decades of Service, a panel discussion co-hosted by the Legal Services Corporation, LBJ Library Future Forum, and the State Bar of Texas on January 23, 2014, in Austin, TX.
Hosted by the Supreme Court of Texas on January 24, 2014, in Austin. The LSC panel began with remarks by Chief Justice Hecht, Texas Law School Dean Ward Farnsworth, and LSC Board Chairman John G. Levi. Joining Chief Justice Hecht in a panel discussion of "The Importance of Access to Justice to the Judiciary": Judge Robin Green, Arkansas Nineteenth West Judicial Circuit; Judge Priscilla Owen, United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; Justice John Pelander, Arizona Supreme Court; Judge Jay C. Zainey, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; Justice Laurie D. Zelon, California Court of Appeal, Second District.Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, vice chair of the LSC Board, moderated the panel.
Hosted by the Supreme Court of Texas on January 24, 2014, an LSC panel discussion among executive directors and lawyers from LSC grantees and others in the legal aid community on how technological innovations can facilitate access to justice. Panelists: Elliott Fontenette, Staff Attorney, Texas Legal Services Center; Sonia Lopez, Managing Attorney, Lone Star Legal Aid; Vince Morris, Director, Arkansas Legal Services Partnership, Arkansas Pro Bono Partnership; Alison Paul, Executive Director, Montana Legal Services Association; Glenn Rawdon, Program Counsel, Legal Services Corporation; Diana C. White, Executive Director, LAF (Legal Aid Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago). LSC President James J. Sandman moderated the panel.
Texas Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht welcomed panelists and audience members to the Supreme Court of Texas Courtroom on a morning when much of Austin was closed by an ice storm