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Thursday, May 9 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Getting to Meaningful Access to Justice for All: Lessons Learned from New York’s Justice for All Pilot

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The Justice for All project provided funding to New York to create strategic action plan to provide effective assistance to 100% of those in need. This workshop will highlight the work of two pilot regions Suffolk and Monroe Counties to implement a strategy, the challenges faced and the lessons learned.

Moderators
avatar for Quisquella Addison

Quisquella Addison

Pro Bono Net, LawHelpNY Program Director
Quisquella, (pronounced Keese-kay-ya) joined Pro Bono Net as the LawHelpNY Program Director in July 2016. LawHelpNY, powered by Pro Bono Net, is an online platform for helping low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems. Our mission is to provide and promote access to high-quality... Read More →

Speakers
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Helaine Barnett

NYS Permanent Commission on Access to Justice, Chair
Helaine M. Barnett has devoted her entire professional career to the provision of legal aid to the poor and in the pursuit of equal access to justice. In January 2004, she was appointed President of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in Washington, DC, the first legal aid attorney... Read More →
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Maria Dosso

Director of Communications and Volunteer Services, Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee
Maria Dosso is the Director of Communications and Volunteer Services at Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS), one of the largest providers of free civil legal assistance on Long Island. She oversees NSLS"™ Legal Support Center for Advocates, the agency's pro bono programs, and coordinates... Read More →
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Tina Foster

Executive Director, Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County
Tina Monshipour Foster is the Executive Director of the Volunteer Legal Services Project (VLSP), a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services to low-income clients in Monroe County, NY. Tina is a long-time civil rights attorney and international human rights advocate... Read More →
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Ken Perri

Executive Director, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Since 2004, C. Kenneth Perri has served as the executive director of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation established to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and other vulnerable populations who have civil legal problems. LawNY... Read More →


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