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‘Justice Society’ reception wraps up 2017 Campaign for Justice

From left, U.S. District Court (WDNY) Chief Judge Frank Geraci, Jr., Karen Schaeffer, Carla Palumbo, and the Hon. Thomas Van Strydonck. (Nora A. Jones)

For 30 years, Volunteer Legal Services Project Inc. has spearheaded an annual campaign to fund services and programs provided by the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, Legal Assistance of Western New York, and VLSP. A donor reception at the Memorial ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Campaign for Justice to celebrate 2016 success at the MAG

On Thursday, March 23, the Campaign for Justice (CFJ) leadership team will host the annual Justice Society Donor Reception at the Memorial Art Gallery (5:30-7:30 p.m.) for those contributing $350 or more to the 2016 Campaign. “The Justice Society was ...

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Telesca Center to get new first-floor reception area

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The legal service agencies in the Telesca Center for Justice are planning to create a new reception area on the first floor and basement of the building at 1 W. Main St. Kevin Ryan, executive director of the Monroe County ...

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Legal Aid Society of Rochester gets $600,000 grant

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to provide quality representation to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking in Monroe, Orleans, and Genesee Counties. The ...

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Legal Aid Society’s CEO retiring

Alan S. Harris, president and CEO of the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, will retire on Nov. 30 after 37 years with the agency. A retirement dinner to honor his service will be hosted on Thursday at the Joseph A. ...

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Harris retiring from The Legal Aid Society

Attorney Alan S. Harris, long-time CEO of the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, will retire in November, the board of directors has announced. Harris has been an attorney with the Legal Aid Society for 33 years and its CEO since ...

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