June 09, 2021
Will A. Gunn, former general counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and retired Air Force colonel, has been elected to the position of vice president for legal affairs and general counsel.
May 28, 2021
LSC’s 2022 Budget Request Seeks to Narrow Justice Gap, Fund Services to Families Affected by COVID-19
LSC is asking Congress for an appropriation of $1.018 billion in its 2022 FY budget request. This request responds to the surge in demand for civil legal services caused by COVID-19’s impact on low-income communities, in addition to the continuing lack of adequate resources to provide civil legal assistance to the millions of Americans eligible for LSC-funded services.
May 21, 2021
VA Secretary Denis McDonough and Senator Van Hollen Join LSC for Release of Veterans Task Force Report
VA Secretary Denis McDonough and Senator Van Hollen joined LSC for the release of Veterans Task Force report.
May 18, 2021
Legal Aid Attorneys Who Face Crushing Student Debt Benefit from LSC’s Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
LSC is providing legal aid attorneys up to $8,000 per year in loan repayment assistance, the highest amount LSC has ever allocated in its Herbert S. Garten Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).
May 07, 2021
LSC released its 2021 – 2024 Strategic Plan outlining the goals and initiatives guiding its efforts over the next four years.
May 03, 2021
Law Day 2021: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, Legal Services Corporation
April 22, 2021
Members of Congress Join Leaders from Legal and Business Communities for Forum on Access-to-Justice Challenges
Members of Congress and leaders of the legal and business communities joined LSC on April 27 from 1:30-3 p.m. EDT for a virtual forum on access to justice.
April 20, 2021
Statement on the Passing of Walter Mondale
April 15, 2021
In this episode of the “Talk Justice” podcast released today, LSC President Ron Flagg discusses how non-lawyer court navigators are expanding access to justice with Mary McClymont, adjunct professor and senior fellow at The Justice Lab, Georgetown University Law Center. McClymont directed a recent Justice Lab survey of how these navigators are assisting self-represented litigants in 15 states and Washington, D.C.
April 05, 2021
LSC is requesting that supplemental funding in the range of $350-500 million be included in the infrastructure package addressing the American Jobs Plan introduced by President Biden on March 31.