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Melanie Hart Joins CUNY Law as Director of the Community Legal Resource Network and External Affairs

February 3, 2014

Melanie F. Hart has joined the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law as the new director of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and External Affairs.

Making a Mark in Housing Court

December 16, 2013

This fall’s newest group of LaunchPad for Justice fellows are already beginning to leave their mark in New York’s housing court.

U.S. News & World Report Spotlights CUNY Incubator

June 25, 2013

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.

Incubator at Pace University Follows Trend Set by CUNY Law Incubator

April 11, 2013

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 Launches Incubator, Inspired by CUNY Law

December 12, 2012

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.

New Incubator at IIT Chicago-Kent Law Follows Trend Set by CUNY Law Incubator

November 1, 2012

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.

ABA Journal Features CUNY Law Incubator

October 1, 2012

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.

CUNY Law Incubator Model Adopted in New Access to Law Initiative

August 2, 2012

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.

CLRN Director Fred Rooney Helps Thomas Jefferson Law School Launch Incubator

May 16, 2012

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 CLRN, Receives Fulbright

May 10, 2012

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