This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Evora Thomas

Legal Services Corporation
Senior Program Counsel
Washington DC
Evora A. Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in legal aid. As senior program counsel in LSC’s Office of Program Performance, she is program liaison to grantees in the western states and has worked on numerous pilot initiatives, including the Leadership & Diversity Training of Boards of Directors; the Leadership Mentoring Program; and Client Members on Program Quality Visits. She is currently the coordinator of OPP’s Board Governance and Native American Legal Services Delivery Working Groups. Before joining LSC, she served as executive director & general counsel of Peninsula Legal Aid Center, Inc., in Hampton, Virginia. Over the years, she has served as a board member for numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Peninsula Aids Foundation, the Legal Services Corporation of Virginia, and Central Union Mission. Ms. Thomas was also appointed as the presiding judge of the Municipal Court of East Orange, New Jersey, in 1983.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 3