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2022 Justice, Fairness & Hope Awards

2022 Justice, Fairness & Hope Awards

The Justice, Fairness & Hope Awards is a virtual celebration to honor Alabama changemakers who have advanced access to justice. Each year, LSA recognizes advocates from around the state whose work embodies our core values of Justice, Fairness and Hope. All ticket donations directly support the endowment of our John Lewis Legal Fellowship fund. 2022 …

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LSA Advocates Selected as 2022 Racial Justice Institute Fellows

Leaders to join network of advocates advancing race equity across the country The Shriver Center on Poverty Law has announced that 43 Fellows, including three LSA staff, have been selected to take part in its 2022 Racial Justice Institute (RJI) – a national leadership program that brings together anti-poverty advocates from around the country to develop …

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LSA & Bradley Launch Black Small Business/Nonprofit Community Clinic in Birmingham

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s second pro bono initiative dedicated to supporting Black small businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Black Small Business and Nonprofit Community Clinic, a joint project of Bradley and Legal Services Alabama (LSA), will provide accessible and affordable business-oriented legal services to local …

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LSA Attorneys Selected For AL Bar’s Leadership Forum

LSA Attorneys Selected For AL Bar’s Leadership Forum

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is excited to announce Birmingham Managing Attorney, Farah Majid and Mobile Staff Attorney, Valynda Jerome-Williams have been selected to join Class 16 of the Alabama State Bar’s (ASB) Leadership Forum. According to the ASB, the Leadership Forum is a “dynamic and highly effective program for nurturing and developing leadership skills and …

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LSA Launches AL Legal Connect Site with Pro Bono Net

LSA Launches AL Legal Connect Site with Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono Net is expanding their digital resources to ensure more equal access to justice for those relying on remote legal support, and Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of their newest partners. The new site, www.AlabamaLegalConnect.org, is part of the Remote Legal Connect expansion. According to Pro Bono Net, “Geographic, economic and structural barriers …

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LSA Recognizes Stacey Abrams with 2021 John Lewis Hope Award

Established in 2020, by Legal Services Alabama (LSA) the John Lewis Hope Award was bestowed on the late Congressman for his lifetime commitment to social justice. This year’s recipient, Stacey Abrams, was chosen for her dedication to carrying on the legacy of Lewis’ social justice and political work. Abrams’ work with Fair Fight Action embodies Lewis’ …

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LSA Receives Tech Grant from Legal Services Corporation

Legal Services Alabama will receive a $51,464 Technology Initiative Grant (TIG) to improve the organization’s use of technology in assisting low-income individuals with civil legal needs. LSA will use the grant to create a comprehensive document assembly program to automate family law forms. The project will first focus on uncontested divorces before expanding to custody, …

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