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Thank you to our outstanding Gala supporters, who joined together on April 13, 2016 to celebrate pro bono and help sustain the work of the City Bar Justice Center. Continue reading

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On April 13th, the City Bar Justice Center’s 11th Annual Gala will honor the international law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and global media corporation CBS with the 2016 City Bar Justice Awards, for their leadership and dedication to pro bono and public service. Continue reading

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Executive Director Lynn Kelly and former City Bar Executive Director Barbara Berger Opotowsky share the details of their recent trips to Guantánamo Bay in a New York Law Journal essay. Continue reading

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The Justice Center kicked off the start of National Pro Bono Week on Monday night with the seventh annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service. Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the National Network to End Domestic Violence, domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and their families. Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and, in an effort to encourage women to utilize this important screening tool, Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA) is sponsoring free mammograms in New York City. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar Association, has announced the winners of the seventh annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service. Continue reading

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Scenario: Judy is retired and her long-term companion Mavis has been unable to work in her later years because of a disability. They have no children and live alone in a modest co-op apartment that Mavis purchased decades earlier. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center is pleased to be selected as one of Immigrant Justice Corps’ inaugural Justice Fellow Host Organizations. CBJC will host two Justice Fellows for a period of two years. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center has launched the LGBT Advocacy Project to provide direct civil legal services to low-income LGBT New Yorkers. Seed money for the initiative has been provided by the Tiger Baron Foundation. Continue reading

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