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June 4, 2012
The firms that take the Volunteers of Legal Service Pro Bono Pledge exceeded 1 million hours of pro bono service for the fourth year in a row, according to the results of our recently completed survey. Read more
May 29, 2012
The award gives recognition to four legal services attorneys and one non-attorney who provide outstanding civil legal assistance to New York's poor. The award was presented on Wednesday, June 13th at the New York City Bar Association by Hon. Read more
April 26, 2012
On October 19, Paul, Weiss obtained a victory in an unemployment insurance case with its pro bono partner Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS). Read more
April 24, 2012
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett associates Shannon Torres and Dan Shin recently assisted the mother of two Bushwick High School students win legal permanent residence in the United States. Read more
April 4, 2012
Sharon Katz provides pro bono legal services to incarcerated mothers on family law matters through the VOLS Incarcerated Mothers Law Project. Read more
March 9, 2012
Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) congratulates Charity Brady on receiving the 2012 Inspire! Award given each year by the Center for Public Service Law and the Public Service Scholars at Benjamin N. Read more
February 28, 2012
VOLS partners with White & Case, Community Pediatrics at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and Pro Bono Net to create SocialNeedsRx.org, a referral database to legal, social and medical services in N Read more
January 29, 2012
Karen Sacks, Founding Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice, cited her experience volunteering through VOLS as her inspiration. Read more
November 30, 2011
Oscar Straus, the Director of Volunteers of Legal Service's Elderly Project, and Nelson Gutierrez, P Read more
November 30, 2011
VOLS is pleased to introduce as its next Executive Director, Bill Lienhard, an extraordinary individual who will have the challenge of following in the footsteps of Bill Dean. Read more

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