Legal Aid Society Provides Training For New York City Council Staff

The Legal Aid Society conducted a series of training sessions for New York City Council staff to provide information about the Society's comprehensive civil, criminal and juvenile rights legal services for constituents in all five boroughs.

The training sessions were led by Adriene Holder, the Society's Civil Practice Attorney-in-Charge; the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys President Deborah Wright; and Legal Aid Staff Attorneys and ALAA members Debbora Gerressu, Jack Newton, Bharati Narumanchi, Melinda Andra, and Ellen Davidson. Other Society representatives who participated in the sessions were Steven Banks, the Society's Attorney-in-Chief; Justine Luongo, the Deputy Attorney-in-Charge of the Society's Criminal Practice; Tamara Steckler, the Attorney-in-Charge of the Society's Juvenile Rights Practice; and Ann Maria Scalia, the Attorney-in-Charge of the Society's Manhattan Juvenile Rights Practice Office.