News

November 10, 2015
VOLS mourns the passing of Haliburton Fales II on November 2, 2015. He was a founding VOLS board member, retired White & Case partner, New York State Bar Association President (1983-84), champion of pro bono and advocate for increased access to legal services for the poor. Read more
November 9, 2015
"Having help from VOLS not only enabled me to adjust my immigration status, but it opened many doors to my future." Read more
October 23, 2015
In honor of National Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono Net published a piece by VOLS' Executive Director Bill Lienhard on Chris Mendez, a volunteer in VOLS' Microenterprise Project and former Marine. Read more
October 19, 2015
Hello everyone! I wanted to let you know that I started as the new Director of VOLS’ Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project this week. Read more
September 14, 2015
The NY Daily News today ran an excellent article by reporter Erica Pearson on an immigration case that Liz Markuci, VOLS' Read more
September 9, 2015
Many of the entrepreneurs and small business owners in our Microenterprise Project have goals beyond making a profit, such as improving their neighborhoods, creating products that are better for the environment, and promoting mental and physical health. Read more
July 21, 2015
We've moved into 40 Worth Street, and we are thrilled. This space will be a great homebase for our efforts to enable volunteer lawyers to provide pro bono legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers. Read more

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