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Nov 01, 2014 03:30AM

Oct 17, 2014 01:37PM

LSC Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Technology Grants to Legal Aid Organizations: Local Releases

October 17, 2014
image of 2014 TIG awards LSC

Oct 03, 2014 03:34PM

Congressman Jerry Nadler, CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone, Law School Deans Join Legal and Business Leaders in New York City to Mark LSC?s 40th Anniversary

WASHINGTON ? Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10th), CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone, New York University School of Law Dean Trevor Morrison, Cardozo Law School Dean Matthew Diller, and CUNY School of Law Dean Michelle Anderson joined leaders from legal aid organizations, law firms, and corporations to discuss ways to increase pro bono services and access to justice in their communities October 7 at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 919 Third Avenue, at 4:30 p.m.

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 joined 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 Honors Nine New York Attorneys and Law Firms for Pro Bono Service

WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors presented 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 took 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 was held in conjunction with the LSC Board of Directors? quarterly meeting.



Texas RioGrande Legal Aid News Updates
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:53:28 +0000

Oct 28, 2014 08:50AM

Equal Justice Works ? Alumna Adriana Rodriguez Empowers Domestic Violence Survivors

I returned home to Laredo, Texas as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in 2011. After learning about the prevalence of domestic violence and its long-term effects on families in the area, I wanted to empower survivors of domestic violence to seek and secure the protection they deserve. My experiences taught me that empowering mothers is…

Oct 28, 2014 08:45AM

KINT ? Ex inquilinos de hotel Gateway ganan demanda

Un grupo de ex inquilinos del hotel Gateway quienes fueron desalojados de su hogar en Marzo 2014 ganaron una demanda contra los propietarios del hotel con ayuda de la organización Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid. En total se logro obtener el reembolso de 7 personas que habian pagado su renta por adelantado antes de ser…

Oct 27, 2014 08:13AM

KRGV ? Tenants Evicted After Owner Cited for Code Violations

About a dozen tenants at a Mission apartment complex are looking for a new place to live because they received eviction notices. They said the eviction notices showed up after they called CHANNEL 5 for help. To read the entire story and watch the news broadcast,click here.

Oct 24, 2014 08:40AM

El Paso Times ? El Paso lawyers offer free aid Saturday to those in need

Over the past five years, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has succeeded in creating an annual national spotlight on pro bono legal services. The State Bar of Texas participates in the national celebration each year, highlighting the work of many Texas attorneys dedicating their time and talent to…

Oct 24, 2014 08:28AM

El Paso Times ? Fourth annual Access to Justice clinic to offer legal advice at EPCC Valle Verde campus

The El Paso Bar Association and several local lawyers are sponsoring a free clinic Saturday for those needing legal advice. The fourth annual Access to Justice legal clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at El Paso Community College’s Valle Verde campus. To read the entire article, click here.  


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