The Nassau County Bar Association is sponsoring free consultations and educational programs for the community.  Registration is required.

Monday, May 15 – Detecting, Preventing, and Remedying Elder Abuse
Tuesday, May 23 – Employment Law: What You Need to Know from Job-seeking to Losing the Job

Monday, May 8 – Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic
Thursday, May 18 – Senior Citizen Clinic
Monday, May 22 – Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic

The Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) helps with Medicaid applications on site at Law Services. Please see NSHC Info Sheet.

Don’t Forget to Register for the Upcoming Medicaid Training on April 25, 2017 and the Social Security Post Eligibility Training on May 24, 2017. Spring Training Registration Form

Jeffrey Seigel, NSLS Executive Director (right) is joined by Staff Attorney, NSLS Veterans Rights Project, Susanna Laruccia in accepting a check and certificate of recognition from New York Bar Foundation representative, John P. Christopher, partner at Sahn, Ward, Koschignano, PLLC. The Young Lawyers Section and Young Lawyer Friends of the Foundation sponsored a 24 hr challenge to raise funds for veterans services.

Immigrant Tenant Rights: Guidance issued by AG Schneiderman
document outlines basic legal rights for all NY tenants, regardless of immigration status.

A hotline  has also been set up for immigrants whose housing is being threatened due to their immigration status. NYS Office of New Americans 1-800-566-7636

Remembering Ryan White, the young man who fought against the stigma of AIDS.

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Ellen Krakow, Esq. NSLS Suffolk Pro Bono Coordinator, accepted the Legal Advocate of the Year Award at the LI Womens’ Conference on April 1, 2017.

Ellen along with other honorees pictured third from the left.