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Students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and Alums Help CUNY/Daily News Education Effort

April 27, 2012

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.

Supporting CUNY Law Grads in Solo Practice

April 15, 2012

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.

Defending People In Need: Andrew Lisko (’10)

April 15, 2012

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.

Helping Small Businesses Succeed: Yogi Patel (’06)

April 15, 2012

When clients visit Yogi Patel (’06), they’re treated to a view of the Flatiron Building from the conference room.

ABA Magazine Article from CLRN Director Fred Rooney (’86) on Need for Pro Bono Services

February 27, 2012

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

Juliette Forstenzer Espinosa (’08) and Joanna Donbeck (’08) Featured on CUNY TV

December 13, 2011

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

CUNY Law Helps Begin Incubator Program in India

December 2, 2011

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.

LaunchPad for Justice Announces 2011 Justice Fellows

November 18, 2011

The LaunchPad for Justice, an initiative of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at CUNY Law that enables recent graduates

CLRN Recognized as Best Practice

September 16, 2011

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) and CLRN Incubator Featured in National Law Journal

September 9, 2011

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