Sixteen local leaders and organizations were recognized during Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s 2016 For the Common Good Annual Awards Reception on Wednesday, August 31 at the Moto Museum. This annual awards reception recognized individuals and organizations that have been supportive of LSEM's mission of providing holistic, civil legal services and equal access to justice for persons living with low income/low opportunity. Event Sponsorship is provided by Stange Law Firm, PC.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) has provided high quality legal assistance in civil cases to the low-income community for 60 years.  In 2015, LSEM helped more than 14,000 people (including clients and their household members) in 21 counties of eastern Missouri. LSEM is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that relies upon financial support from individuals, corporations and foundations in our community. To learn more, visit