News Story (NATIONAL)
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys
March 9, 2017
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Tags: Funding: Federal
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
In the letter, which is addressed to OMB, director John Michael Mulvaney, the law firm chairs and managing partners said that lawyers in their firms provide millions of hours of free pro bono service “to individuals in desperate need of assistance,” noting that they do this by working closely with independent legal aid agencies around the country that are funded by the LSC.
“Our ability to provide pro bono legal services is directly dependent on partnership with legal aid organizations,” they wrote.