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Legal Services of Southern Missouri Appoints New Executive Director


With a long-standing history of supporting civil legal rights, the organization aims to expand its capacity, advocacy, and outreach endeavors to ensure equal access to justice for all low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families across south...

LSC has Awarded Funds for Development of Statewide Websites


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has awarded a grant of $314,140 to the Kansas Legal Services (KLS) to work with 17 legal aid programs. This includes Missouri. The legal aid programs will build on a prior successful TIG project which upgrade...

The Legal Services Corporation Awards Technology Grant to Mid-Missouri Legal Services


Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation (MMLS) Grant: $103,113 The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has awarded MMLS $103,113 to implement an automated scheduling system and document-sharing solution to improve its intake process. This includ...

The Role of Compensatory Education in Supporting Special Education Students


The Role of Compensatory Education in Supporting Special Education Students Compensatory education ensures Missouri students with disabilities are provided with their constitutional right to an appropriate education — whether that’s in the form o...

LAWMO's Justice for All Fund-Raising Campaign


Legal Aid of Western Missouri’s Justice for All Campaign is a three-year fundraising drive designed to reach out to the private bar and seek critical funds to support our efforts to provide free, powerful, life-altering solutions to the legal issues ...

Malpractice Coverage for Pro Bono Attorneys in Missouri


Malpractice Protection for Pro Bono Attorneys For retired, government and corporate attorneys, lack of malpractice insurance is a major barrier to volunteering (Supporting Justice II, A Report on the Pro Bono Work of America's Lawyers, The ABA Sta...

LAWMO - Urban Homesteading Project


Urban homesteading is a unique opportunity for individuals with construction skills and/or experience in home repair to acquire and rehab homes in poor condition. Eligible properties are truly abandoned and cannot be purchased or otherwise acquired. ...

About Legal Services of Eastern Missouri - A Video


The Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) has developed an introductory video about their program. To view the video, click on the following link: LSEM Video If you click on the above link you will be leaving this website.

The Legal Services Model Practices and Innovations


The Legal Services Corporation has released information concerning: 1. New info sheet on allied legal professionals to increase access to justice; 2. New feature articles on allied legal professionals and diversity, equity, and ...

Justice in Schools - Legal Services of Western Missouri


Justice in Schools Last year, 21% of students in Missouri school districts moved at least once during the school year. WHY IT MATTERS: Students who move have poorer attendance and lower academic achievement than classmates who remain i...