This fall’s newest group of LaunchPad for Justice fellows are already beginning to leave their mark in New York’s housing court.
A recent U.S. News & World Report article spotlights CUNY School of Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
Pace University School of Law in White Plains recently launched the Pace Community Law Practice. The Practice follows a law school trend of launching incubators to help graduates set up their own practices–a trend that began with CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, will launch a solo incubator in 2013. They join a group of 10 similar programs at other law schools that have launched programs that focus on helping graduates set up their own practices. CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, which launched in 2007, was the first of its kind in the nation and has served as a model for many of these programs.
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago has launched its Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI). The SSPI follows a law school trend of launching incubators to help graduates set up their own practices–a trend that began with CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
A recent article from the ABA Journal discussed the growing trend of several law schools around the country launching incubators to help recent graduates set up solo practices.
California Western School of Law’s Access to Law Initiative was recently featured on KPBS’s Evening Edition. The Initiative, launched in June, is modeled on CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
The National Law Journal features Fred Rooney (’86), director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, and his efforts to help Thomas Jefferson School of Law launch an incubator for solo practitioners.
Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Office of External Relations, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Law School
In April 2012 students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) provided free, confidential information in English and Spanish to individuals around New York City facing immigration issues.
When lawyers launch their own practice, these kinds of questions can prove the most difficult to address—and they can make the difference in whether a practice succeeds or fails.
Andrew Lisko (’10) had been pulling some late hours at the Law Office of Andrew Lisko, working on a client’s felony DWI case, when the judge declared a mistrial. The arresting officer had to take bereavement leave because his mother had died.
When clients visit Yogi Patel (’06), they’re treated to a view of the Flatiron Building from the conference room.
In the American Bar Association’s latest GPSolo magazine, Fred Rooney (’86), director of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), discusses the serious need for legal representation of people navigating the US justice system
CUNY TV recently produced a story about the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and the work of the Health Care Rights Initiative, an education and advocacy organization that assists patients
The Symbiosis Law School, in Pune, India, has announced plans to begin, in cooperation with CUNY Law, an incubator to help new lawyers begin their own practices, especially in underserved areas.
The LaunchPad for Justice, an initiative of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at CUNY Law that enables recent graduates
Fred Rooney, director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, discussed CLRN, its Launchpad and Incubator programs, and the idea of a “longitudinal law school” at the National Institute for Teaching Ethics
Yogi Patel (’06) was featured in a National Law Journal article highlighting the work of the Community Legal Resource Network’s (CLRN) Incubator for Justice program. CUNY Law’s incubator supports graduates
On Wednesday, August 24, CLRN’s Immigration Practice Group had a get-together in the city. It was a chance for us to see each other face-to-face, to network, and we were lucky to hear thoughts from our guest, attorney Claudia Slovinsky.
Last September, CLRN member attorneys in various fields of community practice comprised a panel moderated by Fred Rooney at the NY State Bar Association, as part of their Committee on Lawyers in Transition.
CLRN and the YMCA of Greater New York (“the Y”) have partnered to address the needs of New York City’s ever-growing immigrant community and to uphold the Y’s history of helping individuals
CUNY School of Law LaunchPad for Justice Fellows and Incubator for Justice Volunteer Attorneys received the NY State Courts’ Access to Justice Program’s 2010 Pro Bono Service Award.
CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network Director Fred Rooney and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts and Director of the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program Fern Fisher are in India
Bikram Singh, a famous Punjabi singer and a member of CUNY’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), also makes a difference by providing legal services