The Beginnings of the Legal Services Corporation

Judge Tatel has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit since 1994. The 5-page article is his remarks delivered at the LSC’s 45th anniversary luncheon and focuses on the transition from the OEO Legal Services Program to the LSC.

Cotter, Colleen, 2019

Full text of transcript Consortium for the National Equal Justice Library Oral History Collection Interview with Colleen Cotter Conducted by Alan Houseman May 9, 2019 Alan Houseman: This is an oral history of Colleen Cotter. She is the executive director of the Legal Aid Society in Cleveland. The interviewer is Alan Houseman for the National … Read more

Bowman, Jacqui 2019

Consortium for the National Equal Justice Library Oral History Collection Interview with Jacqui Bowman Conducted by Alan Houseman May 9, 2019 Alan Houseman: This is an oral history of Jacqui Bowman, who was the executive director of Greater Boston Legal Services. The interviewer is Alan Houseman for the National Equal Justice Library and the Consortium … Read more

Avildsen, Eric 2019

Longtime Executive Director of Vermont Legal Aid, which has many innovative programs, some unique in the US. Developed custom case management system and emphasized good management. Previously worked for Central Mass Legal Services.

Asher, Jonathan 2016

Longtime Executive Director of Colorado Legal Services who was also special counsel to LSC President Helaine Barnett from mid-October 2004 to mid-July 2005.

Smith, Chesterfield 2002

Former president of the ABA during creation of the LSC, about which he dealt with President Nixon. Smith previously served on the ABA Committee on the Availability of Legal Services. Committed to civil legal aid.

Bamberger, James 2016

Director of the Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid. Previously with Columbia Legal Services, Spokane Legal Services, and Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Focused on community-based lawyering.