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Sep 22, 2014 09:16PM

Sep 12, 2014 08:14AM

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).

WASHINGTON ? Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will join more than 100 leaders of the legal community, government, and the private sector September 14-16 at a wide-ranging legal aid conference in Washington to mark the 40th anniversary of the Legal Services Corporation.


Sep 09, 2014 09:22AM

LSC Awarded Two-Year $1.2 Million Grant For Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Project

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation announced plans today to use a $1.2 million two-year grant to foster strong and sustainable relationships between disaster-preparedness organizations and legal service providers in the Midwest.

LSC grantees in ten Midwestern states will be eligible to apply for funding to create a disaster-response plan, and will be selected through a competitive application process.


Sep 09, 2014 09:47AM

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.


Jul 24, 2014 03:16PM

LSC: 40 Years of Championing Equal Access to Justice

Washington, DC ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the single largest funder of civil legal aid in the country, marks its 40th anniversary on July 25.

LSC will commemorate this milestone beginning with a three-day event bringing together a wide range of legal, government, corporate, and philanthropic leaders to shine a light on the challenges and opportunities facing civil legal aid in America. The 40th Anniversary Kick-Off will be held Sept. 14-16 at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, DC.



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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