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Albany Simple Wills Project

Take action today to protect your property.   The City of Albany and LASNNY are collaborating to assist senior citizen homeowners in the City of Albany.   It is never too early to start planning for what will happen to … Read More …

Tara Glynn, Esq. Promoted to Managing Attorney for LASNNY’s Canton and Plattsburgh Offices

Congratulations to Tara Glynn, Esq. on your promotion to Managing Attorney for our Canton and Plattsburgh offices!   Tara Glynn works as the Managing Attorney for the regional offices in Plattsburgh and Canton. There she oversees the provision of high … Read More …

LASNNY welcomes our Summer 2021 Cohort of Law Clerks & Interns!

Joining us from 8 colleges and universities to work with LASNNY attorneys in a wide range of programs, from advocacy and impact work to housing to domestic violence to economic justice. Each law clerk and intern will get first-hand experience … Read More …

Priority applicants finding trouble applying to rent aid site

Tenants applying for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which will pay up to 12 months in back rent due to pandemic hardships, are running into issues with the state’s website. For some, time is of the essence.   “We’re not … Read More …

LASNNY Welcomes NOEP Coordinators Cherise Bollers and Kerry Huyben

Welcome Cherise Bollers and Kerry Huyben to the LASNNY team!!   Cherise Bollers works in the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) as a Paralegal in Albany County. Cherise has a Bachelors in Graphic Design, an undergraduate in Digital Marketing … Read More …

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program – Helping people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible families and households who are struggling to stay connected during the COVID19 pandemic. Qualifying households on Tribal lands can receive a discount of … Read More …

Need help with your unemployment claim?

New York’s unemployed are going back to work after record numbers of unemployed throughout the state in 2020. Two local organizations said people are still reporting problems navigating the world of unemployment.   The organizations said people are still looking … Read More …

LASNNY welcomes Equal Justice Works 2021 Fellow Symone Wango

Equal Justice Works, the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law, today named its 2021 class of Equal Justice Works Fellows. Each of the 77 law school graduates, in collaboration with a legal services organization, has designed a … Read More …

LGBTQ+ NYS School Climate Survey

Law Office of Milo Primeaux, Esq., has launched a LGBTQ+ NYS School Climate Survey!   http://bit.ly/LGBTQstudentSurvey   This tool will help us learn about how LGBTQ+ students across NYS have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The survey will … Read More …

New funding for Legal Services celebrated by Clients, Legal Service Programs and Legislators

Today, April 21, 2021, New York State Senators Sean Ryan, Neil Breslin, and Michelle Hinchey, and New York State Assemblymembers Patricia Fahy, John McDonald, and Phil Steck, announced that the state budget for FY 2021-2022 includes $3.5 million in funding … Read More …