Great Time Had By All At Our Fall Commitment to Justice Reception

A Huge Thank You To All Of Our Supporters

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The evening’s keynote speaker, Honorable Fern Fisher.

Congratulations to A. Thomas Levin, Esq., (right) of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, recipient of the Barbara J. Mehrman’s Commitment to Justice Award.





Photos by Hector Herrera Photography






National Celebration of Pro Bono
October 22-28, 2017
WHY CELEBRATE PRO BONO?

Do Good. Do Justice. Do Pro Bono.



2017 Fall Commitment to Justice Reception

Established in 1966, Law Services provides free civil legal representation and advocacy for low income and disabled residents of Long Island. During 2016, over 14,000 individuals benefitted from our direct legal representation. We work to secure Social Security and public benefits; advocate for seniors, veterans, and low income families; prevent foreclosure and defend evictions; and provide legal assistance for domestic violence victims and people with cancer, mental illness, and HIV/AIDs. Please join us at our Fall Commitment to Justice Reception featuring a scrumptious dinner buffet, open bar, live music , raffles and silent auction – Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – Larkfield, East Northport, NY 6:00-10:00
Keynote Speaker, Honorable Fern Fisher, Special Assistant to the Dean for Social Justice and Public
Interest Initiatives – Hofstra Law
With your support, we will continue to provide free, quality civil legal representation to Long Island’s neediest residents.

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Please join us as we salute,  The Barbara J. Mehrman Commitment to Justice Honoree,

A. Thomas Levin , Esq. of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein


We Honor Our Pro Bono Attorneys:


Nassau Suffolk Law Services Welcomes New Members to Board and Advisory Council

Robin Abramowitz, a partner at the firm of Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid PC. (Melville, N.Y), has recently joined the NSLS Board of Directors.  Ms. Abramowitz co-chairs her firm’s litigation practice group, as well as its Matrimonial and Bankruptcy practice groups. Ms. Abramowitz has been a loyal NSLS supporter, regularly volunteering in the Suffolk Pro Bono Project’s Bankruptcy Clinic for many years.

Nassau Suffolk Law Services also welcomes new members to its Advisory Council:
Jacob S. Ivry, Gale D. Berg, Esq., Bradley R. Siegel, Esq., and Gina Pirozzi.

The NSLS Advisory Council is comprised of community leaders and advocates who volunteer to help develop community awareness and support for NSLS’ vital programs. These individuals work to promote NSLS’ mission and implement development efforts.

Bradley R. Siegel. Esq.
Mr. Seigel is a board member of the Jewish National Fund for Lawyers and volunteers in the Volunteer Lawyers Project for Nassau Suffolk Law Services.

Gale Berg, Esq.
Ms. Berg has a diversified background in litigation, arbitration, mediation, government relations and education. She is currently the director of pro bono attorney activities for the Nassau County Bar Association (Mineola, N.Y.) and oversees the Mortgage Foreclosure Legal Consultation Clinics.

Gina Pirozzi
Ms. Pirozzi is a partner in G. Pirozzi Consulting (Smithtown,N.Y.) She is a pioneer in the field of legal marketing and is the new chair of the Fund Raising/Event Committee

Jake Ivry
Jake Ivry is the Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Esquire Bank (Jericho, N.Y Jake is the new Secretary of the Advisory Council.


Law Services News – Latest Edition


On June 22,2017 the Suffolk Pro Bono Project and the Suffolk County Pro Bono Foundation proudly celebrated the generosity of Suffolk’ s pro bono attorneys. The Hon. A Gail Prudential, Hofstra Law School Dean, was the guest speaker.


Recent Study - 86 Percent of low-income Americans’ civil legal issues get inadequate or no legal help.



LONG ISLAND PRO BONO ATTORNEYS WORK TO BRIDGE THE JUSTICE GAP

In recent months, Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee Inc. has continued its tradition of periodically honoring outstanding attorneys who volunteer their time to serve low income and disabled Long Islanders. Partnering with the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Foundation and the Nassau County Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee , the agency works to recruit and assign pro bono attorneys to represent low income clients in compelling civil cases, giving those who are less fortunate access the justice system.Hear the inspiring words of these volunteer attorneys.