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August 18, 2014
Bill Lienhard, VOLS' Executive Director, was featured recently in the Pro Bono Institute's PBEye, as part of the Pro Bono Institute's "Why Do Pro Bono?" series.  Read more
August 1, 2014
Guests Enjoying the celebration at Galerie Lelong Read more
July 30, 2014
"Arguing this case was by far the most rewarding (and challenging) experience of my summer.  I never imagined that as a summer associate, I'd be able to work closely with a client, argue in front of an ALJ and even cross-examine opposing witnesses.  This p Read more
July 25, 2014
VOLS thanks our two law student summer interns and wishes them well! Jocelyn Valenzuela is working with Elizabeta Markuci on the Immigration Project and Tess Keppler worked with Dave Fillingame on the Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project. Get to know them below: Read more
July 1, 2014
LawHelpNY has launched a mobile-friendly version of their site at m.lawhelpny.org which provides easy, on-the-go access to free legal aid referrals, know-your-rights information and a variety of other resources for low-income New Yorkers. Read more
June 13, 2014
On June 10th, VOLS was incredibly proud to celebrate the work of our colleague, and friend, Elizabeta (Liz) Markuci, at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Legal Services Awards. Read more
June 10, 2014
With profound sadness, the Incarcerated Mothers Law Project notes the loss of Florence Roberts, a leader, mentor and friend who was dedicated to protecting the legal rights of New York’s most vulnerable residents. Read more
May 30, 2014
Ramones 1977 Hit Song "Rockaway Beach" Is Part of New Effort to Boost Tourism to the Peninsula Read more
May 28, 2014
On Friday, May 23rd, the VOLS Microenterprise Project team went to Harlem to celebrate the launch of Seasoned Vegan, a new vegan soul food restaurant opened by Brenda and Aaron Beener, a mother-and-son entrepreneurial duo who benefited from legal assistance offered through VOLS’ Microenterprise Project. Read more
May 21, 2014
We were thrilled to be mentioned in Law360’s May 20, 2014 piece, 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of your Pro Bono Work, an article that summarized the essence of VOLS' core strategies for str Read more

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