February 6, 2020
This story is a recent case example from the Veterans Initiative of the VOLS Elderly Project. The VOLS client's name has been changed for privacy purposes.... Read more
January 28, 2020
Elderly Project and Legal Director of Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS), Peter Kempner, did double duty on January 21st, 2020 as he testified at two hearings before the New York City Council. Read more
January 28, 2020
On December 19, 2019, Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) submitted a public comment, with the assistance of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, opposing the adoption of a proposed rule* by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) removing nondiscrimination protections... Read more
November 13, 2019
Testimony to New York City Human Resources Administration' Annual Hearing re: Office of Civil Justice’s Programs to Provide Universal Access to Civil Legal Services for Tenants Facing Eviction... Read more
November 11, 2019
On Veterans Day 2019, the New York Daily News published a guest column by VOLS' Peter Kempner, Legal Director and Director of our Elderly Project. Read more
September 24, 2019
As part of the Veterans Initiative of the VOLS Elderly Project, Volunteers of Legal Service recently contributed to written testimony that highlighted veterans issues for a statewide hearing on civil legal services in New York State, held on September 23, 2019, at the Court of Appeals in Albany.   Read more
August 18, 2019
This week Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS), with the assistance of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, submitted a public comment opposing the adoption a proposed rule* by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gutting many of the civil rights protections Read more
August 12, 2019
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