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Pro Bono & Legal Services

Civil Legal Services Funding

Testimony by City Bar President Debra Raskin at the Chief Judge’s Hearing on Civil Legal Services, September 2015.

Housing Court; Right to Counsel

Int. 0214-2014 - related to providing legal counsel for low-income tenants who are subject to eviction, ejectment or foreclosure proceedings.

  • Report in support of legislation, with suggested recommendations, by the Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee and Housing Court Committee, February 2015.
  • Advocacy Handout


Int. 0736-2015 - creating an Office of Civil Justice.


Report from the Committee on Pro Bono & Legal Services and the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution in response to the November 2010 report of the Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services in the Areas of ADR/Mediation and Simplification of Forms and Processes, June 2011.


For a full list of committee reports, click here.