FY2014 Grants Awarded

LTF’s board of directors has approved $8,106,406 in grants to 16 organizations for FY2014.  These grants will provide critical general operating support. LTF will also fund six special initiatives to increase representation for low-income clients and transform aspects of the … Read more »

Passing of Justice McMorrow

LTF’s board and staff mourn the passing of former Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow. As Chief Justice, McMorrow led the effort to increase the attorney registration fee by $42 per year to support legal aid. Her leadership … Read more »

FDIC Coverage

Effective January 1, 2013, the FDIC’s Standard Maximum Deposit Insurance Amount of $250,000 will apply to IOLTA and noninterest-bearing transaction accounts. The temporary unlimited coverage for IOLTA accounts under the Dodd-Frank Act has ended. Because IOLTA accounts are fiduciary accounts, … Read more »

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