Legal Services Corporation

The Legal Services Corporation is the single largest funder of civil legal services in the nation. Established by Congress, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. The grants are awarded to nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The legal aid programs address the civil legal needs of the elderly, veterans and military families, victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, tenants and homeowners facing foreclosure or eviction, victims of natural disasters, and others.

LSC General Counsel Flagg Appointed to D.C. Judicial Nomination Commission

WASHINGTON--The District of Columbia Bar has appointed Legal Services Corporation General Counsel Ronald Flagg to the D.C. Judicial Nomination Commission. The seven-person commission, which vets candidates for District of Columbia courts, also includes members appointed by the mayor, D.C. Council, White House, and chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.