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New York Law Journal, October 28, 2011

Court System Taps Recent Law Graduates for Pro Bono

A special four-day training program sponsored by the state court system concluded yesterday for 130 recent law school graduates to prepare them to represent low-income New Yorkers. The sessions, held in Manhattan and Brooklyn, focused on training attorneys to assist clients in housing, consumer credit and uncontested divorce cases…The court sponsors Volunteer Lawyer for the Day programs in various courts. In the Housing Court’s resolution part in Manhattan, volunteers provide representation for landlords or tenants in partnership with the New York City Bar.

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