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Jan 29, 2015 08:49PM

Jan 20, 2015 12:35PM

Legal Services Corporation Honors Holland & Knight, Florida Judge, and Five Lawyers for Pro Bono Service

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors will present its Pro Bono Service Award to a Tampa judge, five Florida attorneys, and the Miami office of Holland & Knight in recognition of their extraordinary commitment to equal justice on January 23rd. The awards ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Law?s Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge in Coral Gables.


Jan 20, 2015 12:37PM

Florida Chief Justice Joins Jurists in Miami for Panel Discussions on Civil Legal Aid and Technology, Hosted by the Legal Services Corporation

WASHINGTON ? Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, leading judges, attorneys, and technology experts will gather at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables on January 23 for panel discussions on civil legal aid and technology.

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is hosting the forum in conjunction with its Board of Directors? quarterly meeting.


Jan 08, 2015 12:43PM

LSC Awards First Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Grants

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) today announced that Iowa Legal Aid and Legal Aid of Nebraska will receive grants from its new Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Fund to support projects that develop coordinated plans between disaster preparedness organizations and legal service providers in the Midwest.


Jan 07, 2015 12:25PM

LSC Convenes 15th Annual Technology Initiative Grants Conference in San Antonio

WASHINGTON ? The 15th Annual Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference, sponsored by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), will be held January 14-16 at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio Hotel, 555 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas.

The TIG Conference is the nation's largest gathering of experts and persons interested in the use of technology to address the civil legal needs of low-income Americans.


Dec 30, 2014 01:07PM

Browne Resigns from Legal Services Corporation Board

WASHINGTON - California lawyer Sharon L. Browne has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, effective Dec. 31, 2014.

The former principal attorney in the Pacific Legal Foundation?s Individual Rights practice group cited health concerns as the reason for her departure.

"It has been an honor to serve as a member of the Board of Directors and I hope that my participation on the Board has made the Legal Services Corporation stronger," she wrote in her resignation letter to President Obama.



Texas RioGrande Legal Aid News Updates
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:39:20 +0000

Jan 05, 2015 08:43AM

Victoria Advocate ? How the Housing Authority works and doesn?t

Dorothy Graves was homeless last year. She lived out of her 2001 GM Cavalier for four months, showering at friends’ houses, before she heard the Victoria Housing Authority could put a roof over her head. “I was ecstatic,” the 66-year-old said. “It was the happiest I had been in a long time. It was like…

Nov 20, 2014 09:46AM

Fox San Antonio ? Operation Selena collecting stuffed animals for kids

What started as a way to spread cheer to sick children has now spread to thousands of kids in need. “I know that God’s hand is in this because of the growth of Operation Selena,” said Gloria Pargas.  Operation Selena has now spread throughout the Pargas home. To read the entire article and watch the…

Nov 19, 2014 03:41PM

Texas Public Radio ? Geekdom Hosts Free Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in San Antonio have a chance at a free session for legal advice ? if they act quickly. The opportunity is this evening only, when Geekdom will host a pro-bono legal clinic for business owners to consult with an attorney about trademarks, patients, and the business of starting a business. To read the entire…

Nov 18, 2014 02:40PM

San Antonio Business Journal ? Downtown groups offering free legal clinic for San Antonio entrepreneurs

Accion Texas and the 80/20 Foundation will host a free legal clinic for local business owners and entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. The RAM Law Firm and Texas C-BAR/Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid will provide pro bono services during the clinic which will be held in the offices at Geekdom…

Nov 03, 2014 08:50AM

El Diario ? Ganan demanda ex inquilinos desalojados del Hotel Gateway

Después de meses de lucha un grupo de ex inquilinos del Hotel Gateway ?quienes fueron desalojados de su hogar en marzo? ganaron una demanda contra los propietarios con ayuda de la organización Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid. To read the entire article, click here.


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