Each year the LSFN puts on several events to help educated the community and bring together those with a shared interest in supporting legal services, as they believe these organizations are a critical tool to use to address poverty alleviation. Our highly successful 2016 program, Access to Justice: The Changing Landscape of Civil Legal Representation […]
LSFN members and friends gathered on December 14, 2016 to celebrate a year of growth and look ahead to 2017. Thanks to Venable LLP for hosting, and cheers to a wonderful LSFN year!
A current suit filed in the Alameda County Superior Court brings to light an important issue: California drivers who cannot afford to pay traffic tickets are having their licenses taken away, despite the fact that it is illegal to do so. Click here to read an October 25 article from SF Gate– “Suit: Suspending licenses […]
By: Christopher McConkey This edited, two-part blog post by OneJustice Staff Attorney Chris McConkey discusses the growing conversation about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (“PSLF”) in the United States. PSLF incentivizes and economically enables hundreds of thousands of people to work at nonprofits or in government. The program would waive leftover federal student loans after ten […]
By: Claire Solot Thanks to our own Yali Lincroft, I got to spend my morning on August 5th attending an amazing program on Homeless Students at the ABA Annual Meeting. Like Yali, I happen to love lawyers. So, when Yali was able to get us an invite to the ABA meeting, I jumped at […]