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Lawsuit accuses town of Fine officials of wrongfully evicting tenants from two rental homes

  Two women have filed a lawsuit in U.S. Northern District Court that claims they and their children were illegally evicted from their respective rental homes by their landlords this summer.   The lawsuit alleges that town of Fine code … Read More …

Tax Problem Solving Day

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) at LASNNY held a Tax Problem Solving Day, Saturday, November 3, at 95 Central Avenue.   Participants included L-R Sharen Moore, Local Taxpayer Advocate Greg Kiley, LITC Law Clerk Josh Komarovsky, LITC Law Graduate … Read More …

NYS Crime Victims Legal Network Website Launch

Susan Gagnon, a LASNNY Managing Attorney in our Plattsburgh office, is on the advisory committee for the New York State Crime Victims Legal Network.  The Network is in the pilot stage of its website launch, which provides a Legal Help Directory and the Get Started tool that can only be … Read More …

Celebrate Mary Maguire’s 34 years of service to Legal Aid

Come celebrate Mary Maguire’s retirement with us on Friday, November 9 at 6:00PM!   Fuller Road Fire Department, 1342 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205   $30 ticket • Cash Bar   Click here to register!   Make checks payable to LASNNY and mail to: … Read More …

Friends of Pro Bono Night

Join us for a night of networking and discussions about pro bono opportunities available in the Capital District at the Friends of Pro Bono Night.   Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at NYSBA, One Elk St., Albany, NY   Hors d’oeuvres … Read More …

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As you know, New York State annually joins the nation to mark October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We hope you will continue to turn the state purple in creative ways and consider ways that you can turn awareness into … Read More …

Welcome Roni Druks

Please welcome Roni Druks, our new Economic Justice Initiative Staff Attorney. Roni graduated from Harvard Law School in 2017 where she was involved in social justice advocacy through the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic and the Harvard Law School Domestic Violence … Read More …

2018 Justice for All Kickoff Thursday, September 20th

Please Join Us, Campaign Co-chairs: E. Stewart Jones, Jr. and Thomas J. O’Connor, for the Justice For All Campaign  2018 Annual Kickoff Event on Thursday, September 20   Fort Orange Club, Albany, 5:30-7:30 pm * Open Bar  * Hors d’oeuvres  * Live Music   Complimentary to members of 2017-18 JFA … Read More …

LASNNY on The Health Beat

Alexis Kutski talks about the Medical-Legal Partnership between St. Peter’s Health Partners, LASNNY, and Albany Law School and the benefits it has for patients/clients.   Navigating the health system can be overwhelming and sometimes patients need legal help. That’s why … Read More …

Welcome Chloe Lichtenstein

Please welcome Chloe Lichtenstein our new Independent Consumer Advocacy Network ICAN Attorney. She will be assisting individuals who are enrolled in managed care. Chloe graduated from Cornell Law School in 2014, where she first became involved in public interest law … Read More …