School-based Children’s Project

March 24, 2020
*** These resources listed on this page are for informational purposes only. If you are a VOLS client and have questions about any of this information, please contact your attorney.... Read more
March 19, 2020
The COVID19 public health crisis is challenging New Yorkers to work together in new ways. Although our physical office is closed, Volunteers of Legal Services - VOLS remains open to provide services remotely. We are monitoring the situation daily.... Read more
September 28, 2016
Last week, the New York Law Journal recognized Bob Sheehan, a VOLS board member since 2008, of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, with the  “Lawyers Who Lead By Example Lifetime Achievement Award.” Read more
June 7, 2016
Yesterday, the New York Times published a feature-length article on PS 188, a participant in VOLS' School-based Children's Project. See "Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa." According to the article, 47 percent of students at the school were... Read more
July 1, 2015
Just in time for the patriotic celebrations taking place across the country, Voice of America featured a story about how pro bono lawyers from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson won legal permanent residence for Zoila, the mother of a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force.... Read more
October 21, 2014
         Happy winner of a backpack!           Stuffing the backpacks at Sakdden. 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 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 James, Associate. The article describes the firm's efforts to provide pro bono legal assistance to families at the... Read more
August 1, 2014
Guests Enjoying the celebration at Galerie Lelong Read more
July 16, 2014
Hughes Hubbard Wins Case Protecting Client From Eviction, Gains Time to Find a New Living Situation. Read more here. Read more

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