School-based Children’s Project

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
December 5, 2013
Volunteers of Legal Service's School-based Children's Project builds relationships between public schools and law firms.  The firms provide pro bono legal assistance to families at the schools to resolve issues that threaten to disrupt children's education.... 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. Pro Bono Net Article: Firm Helps Pro Bono Clients Become New Parents in Adoption Case 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. On May 29, 2013 thirteen high school students from the Bronx Lab School’s Mountain Club—a student group interested in environmentalism—visited WilmerHale’s New... Read more
April 11, 2013
On March 22nd, WilmerHale's New York office hosted a career day for students from the Bronx Lab School. Eight high school students spent the day touring the office, speaking to attorneys and staff about career options, and even playing a little ping-pong. Read more
April 24, 2012
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett associates Shannon Torres and Dan Shin recently assisted the mother of two Bushwick High School students win legal permanent residence in the United States. The client was initially seen in 2009 at one of the Firm’s monthly legal clinics at the high school in... Read more