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November 21, 2014
VOLS joined the Association of Pro Bono Counsel and ten other legal service providers to host New York City's second annual Small Business Legal Academy on November 19, 2014. Read more
October 30, 2014
Last week, Legal Services NYC presented John Aerni, VOLS' Board Chair, with a special Pro Bono Champion award. Read more
October 23, 2014
VOLS is proud to announce that just before the start of National Pro Bono Week, the New York Law Journal chose two staunch VOLS volunteers as "Lawyers Who Lead By Example." Read more
October 21, 2014
         Happy winner of a backpack!           Stuffing the backpacks at Sakdden. Read more
October 20, 2014
At the VOLS Microenterprise Project, we are thrilled to learn of stories like Loren’s, where promising entrepreneurs are able to take significant steps to grow their businesses with a little support from the volunteer lawyers that participate in our Project. Read more
October 15, 2014
This past summer, Housing Works came to VOLS seeking pro bono assistance to challenge a landlord's refusal to clients of HASA, a New York City agency that provides rent subsidies to low-income people living with HIV. Read more
October 1, 2014
Working through VOLS' School-based Children's Project, Hughes Hubbard pro bono attorneys stopped a landlord from evicting an Essex Street Academy student and her family from a rent-stabilized apartment after the student's grandmother, the primary tenant, passed away. Read more
September 22, 2014
The VOLS Microenterprise Project is currently seeking a motivated Marketing and Communications Intern to help strengthen the project's communication and fundraising strategies. Read more
September 18, 2014
School-Based Clinics: Partnerships to Assist Families and Children, is an excellent article by Brenna DeVaney, Pro Bono Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Claire Ja Read more

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