Legal Services Corporation



3333 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20007-3522

Phone, 202-295-1500. Fax, 202-337-6831. Internet,

President Helaine M. Barnett

Vice President for Legal Affairs, General Victor M. Fortuno

Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Vice President for Programs and Compliance (vacancy)

Director, Office of Information John Meyer


Director, Office of Program Michael Genz


Chief Administrative Officer (vacancy)

Comptroller/Treasurer David Richardson

Director, Office of Administration Alice Dickerson

and Human Resources

Director, Office of Compliance and Danilo Cardona


Director, Office of Information Jeff Morningstar


Director, Government Relations and Tom Polgar, Acting

Public Affairs

Inspector General Richard West


The Legal Services Corporation provides quality legal assistance for noncriminal proceedings to those who would otherwise be unable to afford such assistance.

The Legal Services Corporation is a private, nonprofit organization established by the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, as amended

(42 U.S.C. 2996), to provide financial support for legal assistance in noncriminal proceedings to persons financially unable to afford legal services.

The Corporation is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each member serves for a term of 3 years, except that


five of the members first appointed--as designated by the President at the time of appointment--serve 2-year terms. The President of the Corporation, appointed by the Board of Directors, is the chief executive officer of the Corporation and serves as an ex officio member of the Board of...

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