Bar Groups Gear Up to Preserve Legal Services Funding Rebecca Baker, New York Law Journal March 20, 2017 | 1 Comments share share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. reprints New York bar groups are joining law firm leaders and the American Bar Association to stop President Donald Trump's plan to defund the Legal Services Corp. This premium content is reserved for New York Law Journal subscribers. Continue reading by getting started with a subscription. Subscribe Now for Unlimited Access Already a subscriber? Log in now VIEW COMMENTS ( 1 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions Michael Bagge, NY Mar 23, 2017 Civil legal services funded by federal funding need extensive overhaul. Has become a statistics and anecdotal public employment for lawyers. The amount of federal funding is a fraction of what it needs to be and without rigorous self criticism, needs to return to the hard fighting, lower cost and client centered War on Poverty program it used to be or is a sham. MiCHAEL BAGGE LEGAL SERVICES ATTORNEY, 1976-1995 Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202781653529 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.