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Oct 01, 2014 09:21PM

Oct 01, 2014 03:34PM

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman Joins Leading Jurists in Albany for LSC Board Meeting

WASHINGTON ? New York State Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will join Vermont Supreme Court Justice Paul L. Reiber and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts Justice Fern Fisher in Albany on October 6 for a panel discussion on judicial initiatives to improve access to justice for low-income legal aid clients.


Oct 01, 2014 03:35PM

LSC to Honor Nine New York Attorneys and Law Firms for Pro Bono Service

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors will present on October 6 its Pro Bono Service Award to six New York attorneys and three law firms in recognition of the their extraordinary commitment to equal  justice. The awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street in Albany.

The 2014 LSC Pro Bono Service Award Reception is held in conjunction with the LSC Board of Directors? quarterly meeting.


Oct 01, 2014 03:32PM

Biden, Clinton, Kagan, and Scalia Join Leaders from Government, Business, and Law at Conference Marking LSC?s 40th Anniversary

NOTE: Updates Sept. 4 release with additional speakers; times changed on full schedule (link below).


Oct 01, 2014 03:28PM

LSC Awards First Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grants

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation announced today that 11 legal aid organizations will receive grants from its new Pro Bono Innovation Fund to support projects that develop replicable innovations in pro bono services for low-income clients.



Texas RioGrande Legal Aid News Updates
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:56:08 +0000

Sep 17, 2014 12:43PM

South Texas College ? Paralegal students give back to community at Power of Attorney Clinic

Taking their studies from the classroom to the community, paralegal students at South Texas College hosted a Power of Attorney Clinic on Sept. 5. Students prepared powers of attorney and living wills for a total of 38 clients of Hidalgo County, saving them an estimated $20,000 in legal fees. To read the entire article, click…

Aug 22, 2014 07:52AM

The Picayune ? Spicewood Community Library offering free monthly legal clinics

Sometimes, you just don?t know where to turn when faced legal issues. But Spicewood residents can find a little direction at their local library thanks to the innovative Lawyer in the Library program. Read more:

Aug 20, 2014 01:47PM

Ahora Si ? Protégete conociendo tus derechos laborales

Visto desde un punto de vista, la situación laboral en el estado de Texas podría ser considerada como una de las mejores en la nación. To read the entire article, click here.

Aug 18, 2014 08:03AM

El Diario ? Enfrentan ?pizcadores? de chile jornadas mal pagadas

Como cada año, la temporada de cosecha del chile significa una importante derrama económica para la región sur de Nuevo México. Sin embargo, para los trabajadores del campo la situación ha cambiado poco. To read the entire article, click here.

Aug 13, 2014 07:36AM

My San Antonio ? S.A. lawyers recognized for pro bono program

The San Antonio Bar Association’s Community Justice Program has been recognized by the State Bar of Texas for its work helping low-income residents access legal help. To read the entire story, click here.


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