NYLAG’s William Steiner spoke with PIX11 about the services provided by our Mobile Legal Help Center van, which travels through New York City communities providing free legal services.
“’Our goal is to try to make the legal system less intimidating for some people,’ said William Steiner, a staff attorney for the organization.
“The mobile van was parked outside the Mitchell-Linden Public Library in Flushing on Friday. The van drives directly into underserved communities to see if services can help those in need because the legal system can be tricky to navigate, especially when going through a traumatic experience.
“‘Typically, people don’t necessarily know what their rights are,’ Steiner added. “They don’t know what’s available for their defenses.'”
Access the full piece on PIX11 from January 6, 2023.