Karen A. Lash formerly served as a President Obama political appointee in leadership positions with the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Access to Justice and as the founding Executive Director of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable. She serves as a consultant to foundations and nonprofits including The Pew Charitable Trusts, Casey Family Programs, and The JPB Foundation. She previously was the practitioner-in-residence and director of The Justice in Government Project at the American University Justice Programs Office where she worked with states to incorporate civil legal aid alongside other supportive services in government programs to improve outcomes, effectiveness and fairness.
President Biden’s executive order re-establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable.
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