CUNY Law School Awards Dean’s Medal To Marnie Berk

May 17, 2019

Congratulations to our Director of Pro Bono Programs Marnie Berk, who has been awarded the Dean’s Medal by CUNY Law School at this morning’s graduation ceremony. From CUNY’s press release: CUNY Law will confer the Dean’s Medal to Marnie Berk ‘96 who ha …

Congratulations To Mayer Brown On Winning Pro Bono Award

May 3, 2019

NYLPI-nominated law firm Mayer Brown has won the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) 2019 President’s Pro Bono Service Award, in recognition of the “breadth and scope of the firm’s pro bono involvement and its active and successful promotion of pr …

“Don’t Be Afraid To Speak From The Heart”—Marketing & Communications Basics for Nonprofits

April 30, 2019

“What you want to do is emotionally connect with people and get them to understand a shared goal.”

“Common Human Decency”—Best Practices For Lawyers Working With Clients with Disabilities

April 9, 2019

“If you’re uncomfortable or you don’t know what to do, just say, ‘I’ve never worked with someone with your disability’.”

Law Journal Runs Op-Ed On Pro Bono Criminal Justice Work

April 4, 2019

The New York Law Journal has published an op-ed by Director of Pro Bono Programs Heidi Berk, and Assistant Director of Pro Bono Programs Heidi Kim, about the appetite for criminal justice work in the sector.

El Diario on Our Clinic: “It’s Never Too Late For An Immigrant To Apply for Citizenship”

March 12, 2019

El Diario ran an extensive story about applying for citizenship, following our Pro Bono citizenship clinic with Catholic Migration Services, this past weekend. You can read the whole story here. Tilda has lived in the United States for 25 years and has …

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