Suffolk County Human Rights Law Expanded

Suffolk County Human Rights Law has recently been expanded to protect source of income, veterans , military status and victims of domestic violence. Click here for more information regarding this expansion.

V.I.T.A. – Free Tax Return Preparation for Low Income Long Islanders

It’s that’s time again.  Long Islanders who have low to moderate income can get their tax returns filed free of charge.  To see if you qualify and for the nearest location please go to  Free Tax Return Preparation.

Hofstra Federal Tax Clinic

Free Tax Assistance: Students and faculty in the Hofstra Federal Tax clinic are providing free representation to Nassau and Suffolk low income taxpayers who have received a notice from the IRS. Call 516 463-5934 for assistance.

This special edition  of Law Services News is devoted to our loyal supporters and Wine Tasting Sponsors and comes to you with best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season!

Law Services News: Special Holiday Edition

The HEAP Program is Open to Assist with Heating Costs

Suffolk Attorneys Answer the Call

Suffolk Pro Bono Project Honorees

Foreclosure Settlement Conference Honorees

We are proud of our attorneys in Suffolk County who have demonstrated their active commitment to pro bono in the true spirit of volunteerism. In gratitude for the dedication shown by our pro bono attorneys, the Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA) (Hauppauge, N.Y), in collaboration with Nassau Suffolk Law Services’ Pro Bono Project (Islandia, N.Y.)and the Suffolk County Bar Pro Bono Foundation, hosted a Pro Bono Recognition Luncheon on Thursday October 23, 2014 during National Pro Bono Week. Attorneys who completed a pro bono case during the last 12 months were invited to the event to salute their generous donation of time and expertise. Distinguished guests included Judge C. Randall Hinrichs, District Administrative Judge for Suffolk County, who addressed the honorees and commended them on their dedication to pro bono representation of disabled and low income litigants in Suffolk County. Congratulations to All!

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2014 Commitment to Justice Wine Tasting Reception Invite

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Nassau Suffolk Law Services is the only program on Long Island providing a full range of free civil legal assistance to low income, disabled and disadvantaged persons.  During 2013, 13,500 individuals benefited from our direct legal representation and advocacy.  Please join us at our 2014 Commitment to Justice Fall Wine Tasting Reception on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6-9 at the Carltun, Eisenhower Park in East Meadow featuring a dinner buffet and raffles – tickets are $100. With your sponsorship support, we will continue to provide free, quality civil legal representation to Long Island’s neediest resident. Click here for Sponsorship Form .

Law Services Welcomes New Advisory Council Members

On June 10, 2014, Nassau Suffolk Law Services welcomed new supporters to the ranks of its Advisory Council membership: Regina Brandow, Esq. (Stony Brook, N.Y. ) John Dalli, Esq. (Mineola, N.Y.) Raymond P. Donnelly, CSA (Garden City, N.Y.), Cory Morris, Esq. (Hauppauge, N.Y.), Erin A. Sidaras, Esq. (Hauppauge, N.Y.), and Leslie H. Tayne, Esq (Melville, N.Y.).
At the Advisory Council’s Annual Luncheon held at the Nassau County Bar Association, the Council, under the leadership of Council Chair, A. Thomas Levin and Law Services’ Executive Director, Jeffrey A. Seigel, welcomed the new members and reviewed the Council’s upcoming plans for future fundraising projects. These efforts include Law Services’ Annual Wine Tasting event to take place at The Carleton, East Meadow on October 8, 2014. Dan Okrent, Attorney in Law Services’ Senior Citizen Project based in Hempstead, also gave an informative overview of the services provided in his Unit.
We are grateful to our enduring Advisory Council supporters as well as our newest members who recognize the value of providing access to legal services in civil matters to our Long Islanders in need.