LSC 40th - Anniversary Closing: A Conversation on Access to Justice
LSC CONCLUDES COMMEMORATION OF ITS 40th ANNIVERSARY WITH WIDE-RANGING EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, ABA President Paulette Brown, and legal, business, and government leaders convened on October 6 in San Francisco for the LSC 40th Anniversary Closing Event.
The program featured panels and presentations on a number of topics, including “The Creation and Early Years of the Legal Services Corporation,” “Quick Tips: Technology Innovations to Increase Access to Justice,” “The Role of Corporate Counsel in Expanding Access to Justice,” and “The Impact of Pro Bono Lawyers on Narrowing the Justice Gap.” Two clients of LSC-funded programs also spoke.
In a highlight of the occasion, Lippman and Hecht discussed access to justice issues in a conversation moderated by Harvard Law School Dean and LSC Vice Chair Martha Minow.
Brown, Sidley Austin Partner Dan Clivner, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, LSC Board Chair John Levi, and LSC President Jim Sandman delivered remarks.