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ACBA Law Day Run

Congrats to the Team LASNNY runners at the ACBA Law Day 5K​.   Anthony Mohen, Joel Hauser, Chloe Lichtenstein, & Sunali Carter for placing in their age groups!!!   Click here for full results.   Click here for Team LASNNY … Read More …

NYSBA’s 2019 President’s Pro Bono Service Awards

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) continued its 30-year tradition of honoring lawyers, law firms, a law student and a civil justice group that have provided extraordinary pro bono service to those in need at a ceremony and luncheon … Read More …

May is Older Americans Month

Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in Northeastern New York. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month … Read More …

Grandy of Carlisle Law Firm is new Legal Aid Society board member

  The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) announced that Lloyd G. Grandy II, a shareholder at the Carlisle Law Firm, P.C., has joined their board of directors to represent St. Lawrence County.   “I am pleased to … Read More …

Dissolution of St. Clare’s Corp. delayed for review

  Ex-employees of the defunct St. Clare’s Hospital got a glimpse Tuesday into the legal mechanism through which the last remnants of their former employer are disappearing.   But it was only a glimpse, and it contained none of what they’ve … Read More …

AG gets more time to study St. Clare’s pension collapse

  A state Supreme Court Justice on Tuesday gave the state Attorney General’s Charities Bureau until April 30 to pose its questions over the St. Clare’s pension collapse.   During a hearing at the Schenectady County Courthouse Donna Cole Paul, … Read More …

Still no decision on St. Clare’s Corporation

  There was major developments in a court room Tuesday regarding the St. Clare’s pension controversy that could rob hundreds of crucial money.   If the board members were hoping Tuesday would be the day the corporation was dissolved, they … Read More …

Foreclosure Prevention Project Services on Capitol Pressroom

Ten years on from the Great Recession and the need for foreclosure assistance is still strong. We discussed the need for more resources for foreclosure assistance programs with Geri Pomerantz, Managing Attorney for Foreclosure Prevention at the Legal Aid Society … Read More …

Legal Aid Society offering tax help for free in Albany

  Everybody knows April 15 as “Tax Day”, the date tax returns are due to be filed. Here’s another date to remember: April 9.   That day, the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York will hold its first-ever “Tax Problem … Read More …

Get SNAP in a snap

  The Food Stamp Program was established in the 1930s as a food assistance initiative designed to help families.   In 1974, Congress required every state to offer Food Stamps.   In 2012, the program was renamed the Supplemental Nutrition … Read More …