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Cancer Advocacy and Elderlaw Projects: Fredric M. Brooks

On October 25, 2023, the City Bar Justice Center commemorated the tremendous support of eleven volunteers, who were awarded with a 2022 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, for their remarkable commitment to our clients and for championing our team’s mission to advance access to justice. Congratulations!
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June 11, 2024

NELP’s Virtual Legal Clinics Help 40 Small Business Owners

In honor of National Small Business Month 2024, the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) held four Virtual Legal Clinics in May.   The remote events provided free quality legal assistance to 40 small business owners and engaged 46 pro bono attorneys from Arnold & Porter LLP; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom … Continue reading NELP’s Virtual Legal Clinics Help 40 Small Business Owners

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April 22, 2024

NELP and Partners Empower Small Businesses on Annual Financial Institution Pro Bono Day

The City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) was proud to participate in the 5th Annual Financial Institution Pro Bono Day, providing legal assistance to NYC’s small business community alongside 33 dedicated attorneys from Ares Management, Barclays, Bloomberg LP, and Latham & Watkins LLP. 

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January 20, 2024

Youma’s Beauty

Husband and wife team, Moussa and Youma Niangadou, are the founders of Youma’s Beauty, an online beauty store devoted to empowering women with curly hair textures through quality hair products.  

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January 18, 2024

A Cancer Diagnosis: Difficult Decisions and Compassionate Lawyering

The City Bar Justice Center’s Cancer Advocacy Project (CAP) is a key resource for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their caregivers, providing free legal assistance to cancer-affected residents of New York City with limited financial resources.

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