WASHINGTON ? New York State Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will join Vermont Supreme Court Justice Paul L. Reiber and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts Justice Fern Fisher in Albany on October 6 for a panel discussion on judicial initiatives to improve access to justice for low-income legal aid clients.
WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors will present on October 6 its Pro Bono Service Award to six New York attorneys and three law firms in recognition of the their extraordinary commitment to equal justice. The awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street in Albany.
The 2014 LSC Pro Bono Service Award Reception is held in conjunction with the LSC Board of Directors? quarterly meeting.
WASHINGTON ? The Legal Services Corporation announced today that 11 legal aid organizations will receive grants from its new Pro Bono Innovation Fund to support projects that develop replicable innovations in pro bono services for low-income clients.
Taking their studies from the classroom to the community, paralegal students at South Texas College hosted a Power of Attorney Clinic on Sept. 5. Students prepared powers of attorney and living wills for a total of 38 clients of Hidalgo County, saving them an estimated $20,000 in legal fees. To read the entire article, click…
Sometimes, you just don?t know where to turn when faced legal issues. But Spicewood residents can find a little direction at their local library thanks to the innovative Lawyer in the Library program. Read more: http://www.dailytrib.com/2014/08/21/spicewood-community-library-offering-free-monthly-legal-clinics/#ixzz3B8IDu8LV
Como cada año, la temporada de cosecha del chile significa una importante derrama económica para la región sur de Nuevo México. Sin embargo, para los trabajadores del campo la situación ha cambiado poco. To read the entire article, click here.
The San Antonio Bar Association’s Community Justice Program has been recognized by the State Bar of Texas for its work helping low-income residents access legal help. To read the entire story, click here.