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Arthur M. Dresner

Arthur Dresner of Duane Morris LLP is a long-time pro bono volunteer with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project, using his IP expertise to help low- to moderate-income micro entrepreneurs in need of legal assistance.
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Identity Theft
September 19, 2017

In the Wake of the Equifax Breach, Steps to Protect Yourself From Identify Theft

Equifax, one of the largest credit monitoring and reporting agencies in the US, is one of the latest companies to fall victim to an online cyber security breach, putting nearly half of the US populations’ personal information at risk. Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself from identity theft.

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Ministry of Justice at CBJC
September 18, 2017

Legal Aid in China and the USA

On Thursday, September 14th, the City Bar Justice Center welcomed visitors from the Chinese Ministry of Justice (MOJ), the branch of the Chinese government that oversees legal affairs and works to improve China’s justice system.

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PELP Clinic
April 25, 2017

Asylee Suffers Untimely Loss of Husband but Gets Help from PELP Volunteers

Amy, a refugee, lost her husband Kevin to an unexpected stroke in September 2016. It had been less than two years since Kevin moved to New York to reunite with her after she had been granted asylum in the United States.

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Healthy Food
September 26, 2016

Mother & Daughter No Longer Homeless

Gong*came to the United States hoping to study English and eventually become a nurse, but she was ensnared in a sex trafficking ring after responding to a job ad for a Chinese-speaking tour guide. She escaped her traffickers in 2014 and the City Bar Justic e Center helped her apply for a T Visa as a victim of trafficking.

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