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In commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project, in collaboration with Pfizer Legal Alliance, hosted “Take Action: Stop Human Trafficking Now,” a panel discussion at the New York City Bar Association on January 14th. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center has hired Victor M. Tello as its Coordinating Attorney for Disaster Relief. Tello will centralize the Justice Center’s various activities in training and mobilizing volunteer attorneys to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief. Continue reading

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After three clinics on two cold weekends, sitting in make-shift quarters on the street and in an unheated dusty store-front in the Rockaways, the Justice Center’s Superstorm Sandy volunteers landed plush quarters by comparison in one of New York City’s Restoration Centers. Continue reading

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It was cold and blustery in the Rockaways on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, when the City Bar Justice Center travelled to the Rockaways with eleven pro bono attorneys. Continue reading

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This past weekend the City Bar Justice Center mobilized around 30 trained pro bono lawyers to staff clinics at two sites on both Saturday and Sunday in the storm-ravaged Rockaways. The volunteers gave brief advice to 59 clients and provided information to additional folks who stopped by with basic questions. Continue reading

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On Monday, October 22nd, the City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar Association, presented the fourth annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service. Continue reading

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Last week the City Bar Justice Center hosted its third clinic for young people applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which if granted would make them eligible for work authorization. Continue reading

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Last week, the New York Law Journal honored Jamie Dyce of Duane Morris as one of their “Lawyers Who Lead By Example,” citing her extraordinary 200-hour-per-year pro bono commitment. The City Bar Justice Center was delighted to see Jamie recognized in the Law Journal, because since 2009 many of those 200 hours have been devoted to the Justice Center’s Elderlaw and Cancer Advocacy Projects. Continue reading

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Lawyers and legal professionals from Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup recently partnered to provide pro bono legal services at a Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) legal clinic. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center’s 2012 class of summer interns is wrapping up after a busy and productive summer. Continue reading

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