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Tag Archives: Nora A. Jones

Pro Bono Spotlight: VLSP reflects on 2017 with gratitude to many

In 2017, this column acknowledged dozens and dozens of volunteer attorneys who took on Volunteer Legal Services Project cases, volunteered at clinics, met with immigrants seeking guidance and researched questions at the Seventh Judicial District Court Help Center. The demand ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: NYSBA Justice for All luncheon includes 24 local honorees

Celebrating the pro bono contributions of the 2016 Empire State Counsel®, the Justice for All luncheon was one of many events during the multi-day New York State Bar Association’s annual meetings in late January. The Empire State Counsel® Program recognizes ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Law Firm Challenge focuses on younger generation

Ninety-six attorneys under the age of 40 participated in this year’s Law Firm Challenge (LFC), the fundraising initiative which focuses on educating and involving the young attorneys in the 2016 Campaign for Justice. This year’s LFC ended Dec. 31. As ...

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Supreme Court Commercial Division celebrates 20 years


In 1995, the New York Court system blazed a trail when it launched the first commercial court of its kind. The number and complexity of cases has grown dramatically over the past two decades. The New York State Bar Association ...

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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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