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.

Technology Summit Spurs Ideas for Expanding Access to Justice

LSC convened the Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice on June 21-22 in Silver Spring, Md. Nearly fifty participants explored how technology could move the United States toward providing service of some form to all Americans with a legal need. A follow-up event will focus on implementation.

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