On October 14, 2014, the New York Law Journal named John Kiernan, of Debevoise & Plimpton, as one of its 2014 "Lawyers Who Lead By Example." John is a former Chair of the VOLS Board and a long-term, active VOLS Board member. Congratulations, John!
New York Law Journal Article: John Kiernan
On October 14, 2014, the New York Law Journal named David Sherman, of Katten, Muchin & Rosenman, as one of its 2014 "Lawyers Who Lead By Example." David is a member of VOLS' Microenterprise Advisory Council and has provided pro bono assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs through our Microenterprise Project for years. Congratulations, David!
New York Law Journal Article: David Sherman
New York Daily News Article: Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Two Disabled Men at Queens Complex
CBS New York Article: Queens Apartment Complex Sued Over Accusations Of Discrimination
VOLS was mentioned in a housing case.
Housing Works Article: AIDS Issues Update Blog
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 James, Associate. The article describes the firm's efforts to provide pro bono legal assistance to families at the DREAM Charter School.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Article: School-Based Clinics: Partnerships to Assist Families and Children
VOLS Executive Director Bill Lienhard was featured in Pro Bono Institute's PBEye series.
Pro Bono Institute's PBEye Video: Why Do Pro Bono? Bill Lienhard, Volunteers of Legal Service
VOLS mourns the passing of Incarcerated Mothers Law Project volunteer lawyer Florence Roberts.
New York Law Journal Article: Obituary: Florence Roberts
Law360 Article: 5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Pro Bono Work
VOLS' Executive Director Bill Lienhard was featured on WHCR, the "Voice of Harlem," to discuss the Small Business Legal Academy.