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Providing Pro Bono Disaster-Related Assistance

Wednesday November 28

  • By: Brooklyn Legal Services , Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project LSC funded
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association
    123 Remsen Street
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:
    Jessica Spiegel
    Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project and Brooklyn Legal Services will present a city-wide training for attorneys and law students interested in providing pro bono disaster-related assistance.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of FEMA and other disaster relief programs
  • Accessing new and continuation benefits, including SNAP, public assistance and disaster unemployment
  • An overview of housing issues and advocacy in the aftermath of Sandy.

Trainers: Catherine Bowman and Pavita Krishnaswamy, Brooklyn Legal Services

Please note that this program is not being offered for CLE credit.


Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • Practising Law Institute

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