Legal Aid Participates in New Program Called Poverty Justice Solutions to Help Tenants
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2015
(from left) Sharone Miodovsky, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, and Sateesh Nori, Attorney-in-Charge of the Queens Neighborhood Office, at the launch of Poverty Justice Solutions. Sharone is the Legal Aid fellow.

The Center for Court Innovation launched a new program called Poverty Justice Solutions, which involves recent law school graduates who represent low-income clients in Housing Court.

The 20 fellows in the program will spend two years representing tenants facing eviction or those who are seeking housing repairs. The Legal Aid Society is one of 12 legal services organizations to whom the fellows have been assisgned.