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March 25, 2014
Alex Ryley joined VOLS on February 24th, as the new director of the Elderly Project. Prior to his new role, Ryley worked as a staff attorney with The Legal Aid Society’s Brooklyn Office for the Aging. Read more
March 19, 2014
On February 20, 2014, VOLS and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett collaborated to host a legal clinic to help immigrant youth apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a temporary form of relief which benefits immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Read more
March 11, 2014
I am happy to announce that Benjamin Cox has joined the Microenterprise Project as our new part-time project coordinator. Ben is dedicated to helping small businesses grow and is passionate about forging connections between the people and organizations that are also committed to this mission. Read more
February 24, 2014
Lloyd Cambridge, Director of NYC Business Solutions-Queens, has joined our Microenterprise Project Advisory Council. We are excited to have him on board! Read more
November 21, 2013
On December 6th, Fordham Law School will hold a conference titled "Representing Immigrant Youth: Ethics and Other Emerging Topics in Special Immigrant Juvenile Practice," sponsored by Fordham's Feerick Center for Social Justice and the New York County Lawyers' Association.  Liz Markuci, Director Read more
October 21, 2013
WilmerHale associates Joseph Yu and Cyndy Chueh provided crucial pro bono assistance in an adoption matter referred by the Bronx Lab School through VOLS' Children's Project. Read more
June 7, 2013
Volunteers Of Legal Service School-based Children's Project partner WilmerHale is matched with Bronx Lab, a high school in the Bronx. Read more
June 4, 2013
Through VOLS' Microenterprise Project, Queens Economic Development Corporation got pro bono legal assistance from Katten Muchin Rosenman to secure the rights to the Ramones’ song “Rockaway Beach” for an ad campaign to bring New Yorkers back to the Rockaways after Hurricane Sandy. Read more

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