Statement of Seymour W. James, the Attorney-in-Chief of The Legal Aid Society
We commend Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito who has chosen to tackle the historic homelessness crisis head-on and has once again demonstrated her commitment to addressing the challenges of our problem-ridden criminal justice system.
Read more »
Gay City News will present its 2016 Impact Award to Kimberly Forte, Supervising Attorney of The Legal Aid Society’s LGBT Law and Policy Initiative, on March 3 in recognition of her outstanding contributions to New York City's LGBT Community.
The Legal Aid Society participated in the 39th Annual Public Interest Career (PILC) Fair at New York University Law School. The PILC Fair, sponsored by 21 Tri-State area law schools, was held February 4th and 5th. During the fair, staff from the three Practice areas and the Recruitment Office provided information to 138 students.
Legal Aid Criminal Defense and Juvenile Rights lawyers are representing clients in Manhattan Criminal and Family Courts today. Legal Aid offices at 49 Thomas and 40 Worth Street were closed and staff evacuated after the crane collapse this morning. Members of the Manhattan Criminal staff were moved to our offices in the Manhattan Criminal Court Building at 100 Centre Street and members of the Manhattan Juvenile Rights staff were moved to our offices in the Manhattan Family Court Building at 60 Lafayette Street.
The Howard University Alumni Club of Westchester and Rockland has named Susan Chase, Staff Attorney in the Civil Practice Harlem Community Law Office, as the Alum of the Month.
About This Site