Partner Profile: Ron Flagg

Each month, we highlight the efforts of those who work to make the justice system more accessible for DC residents. This Partner Profile features Ron Flagg, Vice President for Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Legal Services Corporation, and one of our 2018 Call to Action campaign co-chairs.

Name
Ron Flagg

Job/Position
Vice President & General Counsel

Organization
Legal Services Corporation

Years on the Job
4-1/2 years

Where did you grow up?
Milwaukee, WI

What brought you to DC?
A job in the US Department of Justice Office of Intelligence Policy & Review

What was your first job in DC, and what did you learn?
I worked as an attorney in the DOJ Office of Intelligence Policy & Review. Classified information is not necessarily interesting.

INTERESTING FACTS

Daily Habit
Check weather forecasts where my 3 daughters live

Favorite App
Facebook

Favorite Movie
Local Hero

Favorite Restaurant
Convivial

Favorite Vacation Spot
Rocky Mountain National Park

Guilty Pleasure
I don’t reveal my guilty pleasures

One Item from your Bucket List
New Zealand

Hobbies
Hiking

Hero
Abraham Lincoln

Your News Source(s)
washingtonpost.com

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave the house without is…
My smile

You get to paint a mural on the side of the White House. What do you paint?
Sign reading “Wanted: A Mural Painter”

CAREER PATH

Most rewarding element of your work
Advancing LSC mission of funding legal aid

If I weren’t working at Legal Services Corporation, I would be…
still working at Sidley Austin

LEGAL AID

Legal aid is important to me because …
clients’ lives often depend on it

Your dream for our legal system is…
Everyone needing help to access the system gets it

The most pressing civil legal aid issue in DC is…
Housing

 

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