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 40th Anniversary Conference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recalled her days as LSC Board Chairwoman at LSC’s 40th anniversary conference. She was joined at the event by Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and more than 100 other leaders of the legal community, government and the private sector.

 

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