07/21/2014 | LawHelpNY
According to statistics from New York's legal aid information website, LawHelpNY.org, low-income New Yorkers downloaded legal resources related to family-related and housing issues in 2013. During this year, LawHelpNY received over 350,000 visits and over 1 million page views. After reviewing the information that users were searching for, it became clear that many people were searching for assistance on how to deal with the aftermath of a divorce or separation, along with resources on how to navigate housing court.
06/27/2014 | LawHelpNY
Low-income New Yorkers get an easy, on-the-go way to access legal aid referrals, information, and self-help New York, New York – June 26, 2014 A new mobile site for LawHelpNY.org will make it easier than ever to find needed legal aid assistance and information for low-income New Yorkers. Launched this week, the mobile site, http://m.lawhelpny.org/, features quick access to free legal aid referrals, know-your-rights information and a variety of self-help tools.
12/23/2013 | LawHelpNY
From the staff of New York Legal Help and New York LawHelp, we'd like to wish you and your families a healthy, happy, and safe holiday season!Please remember that if you or a family or friend is encountering a legal issue and you reside in New York State, LiveHelp will available for select days during the Christmas and New Years period.
07/31/2013 | LawHelpNY
Getting an internship is getting harder and harder, but never more has it been needed as much as today. Many College and University students want some experience before they start working, to have something that looks good on their resume and get contacts. Almost all internships are unpaid so you often have to choose between the experience of an internship and the money from a job. That’s not always an easy choice. And that means that internships aren’t a feasible option for people everyone, especially for people with limited resources.
Volunteer Spotlight: Trevor Stankiewicz
Thank you to LawHelpNY LiveHelp Operator, Trevor Stankiewicz. Trevor is a third-year law student at University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and has been volunteering as a LiveHelp Operator s...