Washington, DC - September 16, 2014. Introductory Remarks: Robert J. Grey, Jr., LSC Board of Directors, and Partner, Hunton & Williams. Panelists: Lisa Colpoys, Executive Director, Illinois Legal...
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 and expand the indispensable services LAF has been providing to so many low-income Chicagoans so well for so long. I also want to thank Congressman Mike Quigley for being here and for his very strong support for LSC in the House.
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.”
On September 24 th , President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum formally establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR).

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