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LASEV Partner Receives Distinguished Award


The National Legal Aid and Defender’s Association has awarded Stanley (Stan) Brown the Arthur von Briesen Award for the 2023 annual conference. The Arthur von Briesen Award honors a private attorney who has made substantial volunteer contributions in...

New Homeless Veterans Grant Awarded


LASEV is honored to be a recipient of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ new Legal Services for Homeless Veterans and Veterans At-Risk For Homelessness grant. This grant funds an attorney and social worker to focus on the needs of homeless and ...

New Eviction Expungement Grant Awarded


LASEV is thrilled to be a recipient of a Legal Services Corporation Pro Bono Innovation Fund Project grant, funding an attorney and paralegal for our Eviction Expungement Project. This project will engage volunteer attorneys to help address the evict...

Important Federal District Court Win


In Minnesota Life Insurance Company v. Marcia Gayle et. al., a case involving a dispute over life insurance proceeds, Legal Aid attorney Brandon Ballard prevented the insurance company, who filed the action, from taking their attorneys' fee from the ...

LASEV Attorney Receives Prestigious Award


Senior Staff Attorney, Darryl Cunningham, received the St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor Award from William and Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law.

New Grant Awarded


LASEV is excited to announce that we have been selected by J-PAL North America, a regional office of MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, to partner with researchers to develop evidence-based strategies to better respond to the on-going evict...

The Importance of the Fair Housing Act


As we celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, it is important to note that while overall segregation in housing has only increased since its passage, the Act if properly enforced by advocates and courts, can be a powerful tool for fai...

Favorable Settlement in Bryant v. City of Norfolk Motion to Enforce brings change to Norfolk


In a collaborative resolution to Plaintiffs' Motion to Enforce the Settlement agreement in Bryant et al. v. City of Norfolk et al., a Fair Housing case brought against the City of Norfolk, NRHA and HUD by LASEV, Hogan Lovells and the Lawyers' Committ...

Court of Appeals Win


Congratulations to Legal Aid Staff Attorneys Brandon Ballard and Floyd Oliver on their recent win in Regginald Moore et al. v. Dominque Joe, in which the Virginia Court of Appeals upheld their client's right to raise her child, affirming a judge's di...

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