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Empire Justice Center (Rochester Office)

  • Location:
    Telesca Center for Justice
    One West Main Street Suite 200
    Rochester, NY 14614
  • Phone: (585) 454-4060
  • Fax: (585) 454-2518
  • Website:

The Empire Justice Center is a statewide nonprofit law firm focused on changing the systems affecting low-income families. The Rochester Office provides assistance in disability benefits, special education, HIV/AIDS, civil rights, and predatory lending.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Monroe
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Employment, Foreclosure, Health, ADA, Disability Benefits (SSD/SSI), LGBT Rights, Special Education
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

Kate Powers is an associate in the litigation department at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School where she served as a Notes Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She currently volunteers with Her Justice in New York. Read More

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