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New website connects volunteer lawyers, immigrant legal service organizations

The New York State Bar Association and the New York Bar Foundation are sponsoring a new website called the Immigration Pro Bono Portal that connects volunteer attorneys with legal service organizations from around the state to serve immigrant communities. The ...

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New York Bar Foundation awards grants

Sixty-four organizations across New York state have received grants totaling $390,000, The New York Bar Foundation has announced. “The foundation’s grant program assists non-profit organizations with the front-page issues of our communities,” said President Cristine Cioffi. “The Foundation is pleased ...

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Vigdor adds another achievement to full life

The New York Bar Foundation recently presented Justin Vigdor with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Vasiliy Baziuk

Rochester attorney Justin L. Vigdor began getting involved with bar associations and civic activities shortly after graduating from law school and has never stopped. From helping found the Al Sigl Community of Agencies more than 50 years ago to starting ...

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Bar foundation honors Vigdor

Rochester Attorney Justin L. Vigdor receives The New York Bar Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award, presented Friday by foundation President Cristine Cioffi, of Niskayuna, Schenectady County. Courtesy NYSBA

Justin L. Vigdor of Rochester is the 2014 recipient of The New York Bar Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Vigdor, senior counsel at Boylan Code LLP, was honored Friday during the Fellows annual dinner meeting in New York City. The award ...

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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts honored

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts is the 2013 recipient of the 2013 Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship, the New York Bar Foundation announced Monday. Charles Chen, a legal fellow for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York City, will use ...

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The New York Bar Foundation awards grants

Sixty-six organizations across New York state have received grants totaling $385,000, The New York Bar Foundation announced Thursday. “We are pleased to provide financial support that will benefit children and adults throughout our communities in New York state,” said Bar ...

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Hofstra law student wins bar foundation fellowship

Jonathan Riddix, a law student at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, is the 2012 recipient of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Summer Fellowship, The New York Bar Foundation announced today. As the recipient ...

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NY Bar Foundation awards $450,000 in grants

Sixty-seven organizations across New York State have received grants totaling $450,000, the New York Bar Foundation announced today. “We are pleased to support law-related projects that benefit individuals, families and communities in New York state,” said Bar Foundation President M. ...

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