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LASNNY Announces Mark S. Ehrlich 2019 American Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient

The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) announced that Marc S. Ehrlich, Esq. an attorney in private practice in Troy, New York has been selected as one of five awardees nationally for the 2019 American Bar Association Pro … Read More …

What do you do when you’ve lost everything? Albany fire victims get help.

  Three days after Quaisha Nobles woke up to black smoke and fled her now demolished Third Avenue home with her young children, she showed up at the Washington Avenue public library looking for support.   “Anything helps. We lost … Read More …

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 …

Hospital pensioners, attorneys wait for answers

Legal Aid Society attorney Victoria Esposito filed paperwork with the Schenectady County Court on Tuesday, but is still waiting for paperwork she requested from the state. She says she submitted a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request several months ago … 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 …