PLS 40th Anniversary Event held at Albany Law School
October 24, 2014
See below for additional pictures of our event
Please Join Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York on
October 4, 2017
For the 7th Annual Pro Bono Celebration Event
Letters from Home: Incarcerated New Yorkers Reflect on the Love of Their Families
Through the stories of incarcerated individuals, attendees will hear about the importance of family and friends and the need for communication by letters, phone calls and visits. The stories will be performed by the Soul Rebel Performance Troupe.
We will also be recognizing the efforts of all of our volunteers, with awards presented to five spectacular pro bono partners:
Jonathan Gradess, Esq. – John R. Dunne Champion of Justice Award
Dechert LLP – Hon. Clarence J. Herlihy Award
Julissa Saragoza-Arroyo, Shearman & Sterling – Pro Bono Service Award
Dena DeFazio, Albany Law School – Robert F. Bensing Award
Michelle Morris, Tompkins Cortland Community College/Cornell University – Robert F. Bensing Award
Food and drinks will be available prior to the performance
First Congregational Church
405 Quail Street
Albany, New York 12208
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Admission is free and open to the public though RSVPs are kindly requested as space is limited. Donations will be accepte
Questions and RSVPs should be directed to Samantha Howell, Esq.,
Director of Pro Bono & Outreach, firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-445-6050 x1101.
PLS Activities & Events
PLS’ 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT – A HUGE SUCCESS!
PLS Executive Director Karen Murtagh Co-Chairs NYSBA Conference
Redeeming the Pledge . . . ‘And Justice For All.’
This full day conference focused on access to justice issues including issues that arise in family court, housing, civil Gideon, pre-arraignment, wrongful convictions, solitary confinement, re-entry and immigration. To view a video of this full-day program click the link below: