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Notice of Intent to Award-Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2013

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Announcement of intention to make FY 2013 Competitive Grant Awards.


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants and contracts to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2013.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on November 21, 2012.


Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007.


Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, at (202) 295-1545, or


Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 2, 2012 (77 FR 19738), and Grant Renewal applications due beginning June 4, 2012, LSC intends to award funds to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Applicants for each service area are listed below. Amounts are annualized, based on the FY2013 Continuing Resolution, and are subject to change.

State and service areaName of applicant organizationEstimated annualized 2013 funding amount
AL-4Legal Services Alabama, Inc$6,074,541
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc31,110
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation703,234
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation512,474
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc510,311
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc3,683,417
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc1,776,541
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc140,384
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,472,711
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc604,011
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc74,736
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,414,801
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,111,920
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,496,051
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc32,124
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc3,965,411
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc2,772,954
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc3,873,069
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc892,465
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,792,169
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc3,450,168
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid4,067,356
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,711,494
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County4,555,111
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc4,552,084
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc837,189
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services91,003
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,261,399
MCOColorado Legal Services140,428
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc2,253,994
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc14,834
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc587,889
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc23,475
District of Columbia:
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of the District of Columbia957,701
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc849,188
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc1,378,426
FL-14 *Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc1,697,808
FL-14 *Jacksonville Area Legal Aid1,697,808
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc2,930,708
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc2,486,719
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc2,617,954
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc1,760,212
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc3,356,943
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,448,647
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program6,222,334
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program370,714
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation304,296
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,315,760
NHI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii217,062
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc61,563
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc176,733
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,124,098
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc2,340,475
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago6,109,447
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc2,613,686
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago236,032
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc107,508
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc4,785,816
MIAIowa Legal Aid35,676
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,220,897
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,255,008
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,200,276
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,114,127
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky1,922,620
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,154,927
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc40,241
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc26,037
LA-1Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation1,339,952
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation1,897,990
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc1,780,783
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,399,188
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,117,240
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc118,090
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc61,077
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc85,966
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc3,750,754
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc1,426,311
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association1,925,401
MA-12South Coastal Counties Legal Services863,034
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc784,738
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan569,155
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,208,077
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc3,618,049
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,295,609
MI-15Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,576,553
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc667,654
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc155,991
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,559,585
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota395,142
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation354,148
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc1,150,913
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc1,238,313
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc189,179
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc226,457
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc53,963
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services2,842,153
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc1,897,457
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,679,074
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc1,853,770
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation369,542
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,599,668
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri77,028
MMTMontana Legal Services Association51,611
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,071,000
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association150,883
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska31,323
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,370,502
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska39,978
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc1,798,949
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc126,006
New Hampshire:
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc677,432
New Jersey:
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services, Inc114,093
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc629,591
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey371,448
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,264,517
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,032,149
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,679,687
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc1,027,908
New Mexico:
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc205,245
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,589,067
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc21,527
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid440,290
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid82,581
New York:
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc261,728
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley1,691,774
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc1,270,630
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc1,665,492
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc1,632,641
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc1,271,312
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc1,315,209
NY-9Legal Services NYC14,437,580
North Carolina:
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc506,769
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc7,877,863
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc206,809
North Dakota:
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota255,256
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota532,867
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc109,598
MOHLegal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc119,104
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,614,947
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,361,904
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,575,704
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,004,781
OH-23Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc2,356,996
OH-5Ohio State Legal Services1,205,647
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc4,237,240
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc59,168
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc775,882
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon174,926
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon526,693
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,873,281
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center2,901,994
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc523,806
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,065,595
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,699,864
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,079,587
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services685,889
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc720,979
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,571,558
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center156,713
Puerto Rico:
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc274,908
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc15,307,505
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc324,070
Rhode Island:
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,052,659
South Carolina
SC-8South Carolina Legal Services, Inc4,604,709
MSCSouth Carolina Legal Services, Inc187,028
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services383,973
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc454,781
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc884,772
TN-10Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands2,447,029
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc1,344,167
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc627,098
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee2,053,251
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc59,973
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc1,313,390
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid9,068,623
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas7,154,969
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc9,730,051
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc29,657
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc77,959
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc1,740,438
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc64,135
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc477,801
Virgin Islands:
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc305,511
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc149,130
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc775,869
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia1,340,345
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc807,662
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc952,148
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc671,799
VA-20Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Inc1,046,116
MWANorthwest Justice Project690,166
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,665,705
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project269,940
West Virginia:
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc2,761,977
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc146,993
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc832,974
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc3,030,152
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc86,089
NWY-1Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc163,748
WY-4Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc479,087
* Only one grant will be awarded for service area FL-14.

These grants and contracts will be awarded under the authority conferred on LSC by the Legal Services Corporation Act, as amended. 42 U.S.C. 2996e(a)(1). Awards will be made so that each service area is served, although no listed organization is guaranteed an award or contract. Grants will become effective and grant funds will be distributed on or about January 1, 2013.

This notice is issued pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 2996f(f). Comments and recommendations concerning potential grantees are invited, and should be delivered to LSC within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice.

Victor M. Fortuno,

Vice President & General Counsel.

[FR Doc. 2012-25948 Filed 10-19-12; 8:45 am]