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Empire Justice Center Welcomes New Board Members

The Board of Directors of the Empire Justice Center welcomes new members: Read More

LSJ Returns - New Empire Justice Center Website Launches

We are pleased to be able to offer the first Legal Services Journal of 2009. Read More

Advocacy Breakthrough: Client Information

Legal service advocates in Rochester encountered an obstacle when attempting to obtain information about their clients from caseworkers at the Monroe County Department of Human Services (DHS). Read More

Richness of Backgrounds is Outstanding as Summer Interns Take on Projects in Rochester and Albany Offices

The Rochester and Albany offices of Empire Justice Center have been fortunate to have several summer interns working on a variety of projects. Read More

Empire Justice Web Statistics Grow Steadily

As the technical assistance and support center for civil legal services, one of the things we do is maintain an every-growing website that brings to the community a variety of resources to help in their work. Read More

Empire Justice 2007 Board

Empire Justice is pleased to announce the election of new Board Members and Officers. We are very excited to welcome new members and officers, to offer thanks to those continuing to serve and to wish our departing Board members all the best. Read More

Empire Justice Center to Open a Long Island Office

Empire Justice will be opening a Long Island office as part of Touro Law School’s newly created Long Island Public Interest Legal Center. The Center will house other not-for-profit agencies, including Nassau Suffolk Lawl Services, the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund, the Civil Liberties Union, and others. Read More

New Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) at Empire Justice Center

Next year, attorneys at Empire Justice Center will take part in a new loan repayment assistance program (LRAP) recently approved by our Board of Directors. The program will provide attorneys and those with job-related graduate school debt at Empire Justice with a forgivable loan each year to partially offset the monthly expense of repaying that debt. Read More

Domestic Violence Legal Program Expands and Enhances Services

Thanks to funding received from the New York State Senate, the Empire Justice Center is pleased to announce the expansion and enhancement of legal technical assistance and training to the civil legal services community and other domestic violence-related service providers outside of New York City. Read More