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Whats New

 

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Pro Bono Awards Luncheon

The Awards Luncheon will be scheduled for Spring of 2018.

22nd Anniversary Pro Bono Reception

October 26, 2017 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm
at the Hart Theater Lounge at The Egg, Albany, NY

What's New

Albany Law School and The Legal Project Launch Joint Fellowship Initiative to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Albany Law School’s Clinic & Justice Center and The Legal Project, a Capital Region non-profit that provides free and low cost civil legal help to the working poor, recently launched an initiative to help victims of domestic violence, better train and supervise law students and recent graduates, and create a pathway to employment for new attorneys.
» Read the complete news article

Recent radio shows on WCNY with Susan Arbetter that featured The Legal Project

» Constitutional Convention, Ian Hunter, Albany Law and The Legal Project
Albany Law School is partnering with the Legal Project to create a clinical practice fellowship for young attorneys to enable them to both help victims of domestic violence, and gain real life experience. My guests today are Lisa Frisch, Executive Director of the Legal Project, which serves the needs of the working poor in the Capitol District. Mary Lynch, a clinical professor and the Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Albany Law School; editor of the Best Practices for Legal Education blog and a Director of the School’s Domestic Violence Law Project; and Gracja Nowak a recent graduate of Albany Law School of Union University and this year’s Joan. L. Ellenbogen Matrimonial Law Fellow at The Legal Project.

» Oil slick award, Asw. Russell, The Legal Project
Lisa Frisch, Executive Director of the Legal Project and Michelle Wildegrube, Principle at Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube P.C. discuss the need for more funding for civil legal services.