Steve Grumm, Executive Director, LBA and Lancaster Law Foundation


Steve is a career-long public interest lawyer and nonprofit manager.  He joined the LBA in November, 2016.  He is the LBA's chief executive and oversees the LBA's operations, along with those of the Lancaster Law Foundation.  

Prior to, Steve directed the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives.  He worked with state supreme courts, bar associations and civil legal aid officials to improve statewide access-to-justice programs. 

Earlier, Steve served as Director of Public Service Initiatives with NALP, in Washington DC. He focused on recruitment and professional development issues affecting public interest attorneys.  Steve ran the PSJD public interest jobs website and frequently spoke/wrote on public interest career paths, attorney salaries, and student debt. Steve began his career as a legal aid lawyer with Philadelphia VIP, where he helped launch the LawWorks community development project

Steve lives in Lancaster City.  He’s a fiercely mediocre runner, except when it's windy outside.