Lonnie A. Powers
Executive Director, Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
Lonnie A. Powers is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation, an organization dedicated to ensuring that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems have access to legal information, advice and representation. He has more than 43 years of policy and legal experience at the state and national levels, having devoted the majority of his career to establishing, building, sustaining and revitalizing legal aid organizations. Lonnie began his legal career in his native Arkansas, first with the Attorney General’s Office and later with Legal Services of Arkansas, where he served as Executive Director.