News From May 2017

    • Video: Hope Is a Lawyer by My Side
    • Video: Hope Is a Lawyer by My Side

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      Our attorneys and paralegals spend months, sometimes years, working closely with individuals and families in crisis. We hear their stories and see their pain, but we also see the dignity, humor and hope that gives them the strength to fight, with their lawyers by their side, for justice and the chance of a better life.

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    • NYLAG 2017 Gala Honors Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Kevin McCarthy
    • NYLAG 2017 Gala Honors Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Kevin McCarthy

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      More than 300 people attended the NYLAG 2017 Gala, themed Hope Is a Lawyer by My Side, to support NYLAG’s mission of providing high-quality, free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers who cannot afford an attorney. The event honored New York State’s Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Kevin McCarthy, General Counsel & Senior Vice President of BNY Mellon.

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    • NYC Expands Immigrant Services at Public Hospitals
    • NYC Expands Immigrant Services at Public Hospitals

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      The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs announced it will expand its ActionNYC program and its partnership with NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division and NYC Health + Hospitals, to ensure that additional legal assistance is available to immigrant New Yorkers at a time of fear and uncertainty within immigrant communities.

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