From Julia R. Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at OneJustice: San Francisco, CA (May 23, 2017) – The budget proposed today by the Trump Administration would end our country’s investment in civil legal aid for the poor, leaving veterans, seniors, and families suffering from solvable legal problems. The White House’s full budget for fiscal year 2018 would […]
Last week I traveled to Washington DC to take part in the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Annual Meeting. While I attended the LSC quarterly meeting in San Francisco a few years back and was very impressed, this year’s experience was extra special. The business meetings were held at the LSC offices on Water Street. The […]
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 […]