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Art of Lawyering Committee planning October event

The Art of Lawyering fundraiser for Volunteer Legal Services is slated for Oct. 19. David Tennant (Nixon Peabody LLP) and Mary Ognibene (McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin PC) serve as co-chairs of this year’s event, which will be held at ...

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The initial consultation: A step to successful lawyering

If you want a potential client to hire you, you need to prove that they should trust you with their problem. (Thinkstock)

Your initial consultation with a prospective client is critical. When handled well, you will inspire trust and convert a prospective client into a paying client. When handled poorly, the client will seek the services of one of your competitors. Your ...

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VLSP fundraiser draws 140 to Village Gate


“Great venue, spectacular art” was the consensus among many of the people who attended the Volunteer Legal Services Project’s Art of Lawyering silent auction Thursday at Village Gate. With 84 items available, 80 were sold, with high bids of $400, ...

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Art of Lawyering event to benefit VLSP Wednesday

Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc. is hosting its biennial Art of Lawyering event Wednesday in a new venue. The event is being held at Village Gate in the Neighborhood of the Arts from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. It will ...

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New venue for Art of Lawyering fundraiser

Volunteer Legal Services of Monroe County Inc. is hosting its biennial Art of Lawyering event on Oct. 7 in a new venue. Previously held at VLSP’s offices in the Telesca Center in downtown Rochester, the event is moving to Village ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: You won’t want to miss Art of Lawyering fundraiser Oct. 7

If you’ve attended the Art of Lawyering silent auction reception in prior years, you are already familiar with some of the talented artists and donated creations ranging from metal sculptures to textile art to woodcrafts and jewelry. The Volunteer Legal ...

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On the Town: Jewelry workshop to benefit VLSP

Instructor Janice Wiggins (back, left) works directly with Candice Baker Leit (to her right) while other participants work on individual pieces.

Studio 34 owner Marilyn Lipshutz welcomed members of the legal community and their families to her Elton Street shop on Aug. 12. With instructors available to teach three different jewelry-making techniques, the evening program was attended by attorneys who were ...

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Legal community volunteers make jewelry for VLSP auction

Studio 34 Creative Arts Center on Elton Street was buzzing with creativity on Aug. 11 as nearly 40 volunteers gathered to help Volunteer Legal Services Project, Inc. enhance the inventory for the upcoming Art of Lawyering fundraising auction scheduled to open on Oct. 6. Studio owner Marilynne Lipshutz was instrumental in lining up instructors to help the participants.

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