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News and Events

 

23rd Annual Pro Bono Reception—October 18, 2018

The Hart Theatre at The Egg, Albany

The 23rd Annual Pro Bono Reception will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Hart Theater Lounge at The Egg in downtown Albany.  We will celebrate the work of The Legal Project’s many volunteers and supporters with a cocktail reception with a beer and wine open bar, and delicious selections from a variety of local restaurants as well as a wonderful Silent Auction and raffle.  This is our major fundraiser for the year and 100% of the proceeds from the event will help support our pro bono programs for our domestic violence and our immigration.  The Awards Luncheon will be scheduled for Spring of 2019.

» For Registration and more Pro Bono 2018 information

 

News

Albany Collaboration to Help Domestic Violence Victims

A new initiative named for a pioneering Albany Law School professor is striving to build a pipeline connecting the legal community to so-called "silenced victims" of domestic violence in the Capital Region.
» Read the article here

Albany Law School and The Legal Project Help Victims of Domestic Violence

ALBANY, N.Y. – Albany Law School and The Legal Project will provide increased access to civil legal representation to victims of domestic violence in the Capital Region through the Katheryn D. Katz Fellowship Program, officially launched today at a press conference and reception held at the law school.
» Read the press release here

Executive Director Lisa Frisch appeared on Susan Arbetter's Capital Pressroom radio show

Executive Director Lisa Frisch appeared on Susan Arbetter's Capital Pressroom radio show on WCNY on 6/20/14 along with Paul Harding, Managing Partner of Martin, Harding and Mazzotti and Joe Williams, Intern Fellow from Albany Law School, to discuss the importance of the Katz Fellowship in preparing newly admitted attorneys to assist victims of domestic violence and gain experience in a variety of legal issues.
» Hear the segment here

Rally against domestic violence

Watch the Community rally against domestic violence video from WNYT 13» Watch the Community rally against domestic violence video from WNYT 13

Local students participate in "1 Billion Rising" on the same day a high profile alleged domestic homicide made headlines across the world.