EIN 43-0816805

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
108
Year formed
1956
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
Legal Service of Eastern Missouri, (LSEM) is an independent organization that provides high quality civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income people and the elderly in Eastern Missouri.
Total revenues
$9,439,595
2020
Total expenses
$8,332,172
2020
Total assets
$15,362,402
2020
Num. employees
108
2020

Program areas at LSEM

Health: ensuring people in our communities receive the health care they need, resources to feed their families and other public benefits, including Legal needs for persons living with mental illness, by providing Legal assistance to over 1,738 people and their household members. Through our community Legal education programs, outreach, collaborations, and referrals, people learn their rights and prevent loss of health care coverage, which helped another 8,480 people. Our systemic advocacy activities helped solve health problems impacting the larger community.
Basic needs: we reduce homelessness through eviction defense and help the marginalized obtain Services to meet their basic needs. Services provided to veterans, elderly, unaccompanied minors, and immigrants, among others, helped 2,022 people and their household members in completed civil Legal cases. Educating the community on their rights to meet their basic needs through Legal education programs, outreach, collaboration, and referrals to other resources helped another 7,157 people. We help meet basic needs of the larger community through our systemic Legal work.
Safety: our free Legal representation assists survivors of domestic violence escape their cruel abusers. It not only saves the victims lives but also saves their children, and stops a future cycle of violence. We aided 2,803 victims and their family members in completed cases covering all aspects of family law, including protective orders. Our community Legal education, outreach, collaborations, and referrals for needy people and other service providers, helped another 6,668 people. By addressing systemic Legal problems impacting community members' safety we help prevent future abuse.

Who funds Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Legal Services Corporation (LSC)Civil Legal Aid$1,720,448
United Way of Greater St. LouisAll - Legal Services; TPP - Legal Services$543,988
National Health Law Program (NHeLP)Health Law Partnership Grant$50,000
...and 12 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Legal Services CorporationLEGAL SERVICES CONTRACT$2,198,799
Department of Health and Human ServicesMEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM$250,000
Legal Services CorporationCOVID - 19 - LEGAL SERVICES CONTRACT$165,255
...and 27 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at LSEM

NameTitleCompensation
Daniel GlazierExecutive Director and General Counsel$158,228
Eric D. KeithDirector of Finance
Joel FerberDirector of Advocacy / Managing Attorney$121,278
Kate TuckerDirector of Human Resources
Jeffrey MillerManaging Attorney Hannibal Office
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for LSEM

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,897,404
Program services$316,313
Investment income and dividends$171,390
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-16,222
Net income from fundraising events$64,112
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,598
Total revenues$9,439,595

Form 990s for LSEM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-11-01990View PDF
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122020-02-05990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-10-11990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 9, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from National Health Law Program (NHeLP)
July 27, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 25, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $1,720,448 from Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsSenior centersCharities
Issues
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal services
Characteristics
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
4232 Forest Park Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Metro area
St. Louis, MO-IL
County
St. Louis city, MO
Website URL
lsem.org/ 
Phone
(314) 534-4200
Facebook page
LegalServicesofEasternMissouri 
Twitter profile
@lsem_est1956 
IRS details
EIN
43-0816805
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1956
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
Parent/child status
Independent
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