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Tag Archives: Volunteer Legal Services Project

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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Pro se program expanding to Rochester

Volunteer attorneys are needed to help with a new program to provide legal advice to pro se litigants in U.S. District Court in Rochester. The program is expected to start in mid-February, with a CLE session to prepare volunteers tentatively ...

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VLSP’s ‘crazy grammy’

Donna Hall, an administrative assistant at the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, crossed off skydiving from her bucket list last year on this jump with Jeff Whitt, an instructor at Skydive Central New York, based at Whitford’s Airport in Weedsport, Cayuga County. Now the 57-year-old grandmother of two has set her sights on rappelling 309 feet down the side of the First Federal Plaza building as part of the annual Boy Scouts’ fundraiser. Courtesy of Donna Hall

Spider-Man will have left town by May 17 so it will not be him rappelling 309 feet down the side of the First Federal Plaza building. Instead, it will be dozens of local daredevils raising money for the Seneca Waterways ...

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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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