Legal Aid Town Halls
Judge Lippman: The Importance of Pro Bono and Legal Aid
The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of New York and Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, sat to discuss the importance of Pro Bono in the legal system and the need for legal services in New York and around the counry.
What is Legal Aid?
When you are accused of a crime, you have a right to an attorney. However, in cases of foreclosure, veteran and social security benefits, domestic violence, or child custody, you might need the Legal Aid Society of Mid New York. Video courtesy Voices for Civil Justice and Illinois Equal Justice Foundation