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APBCo Joins with Emergency Legal Task Force on Disaster Relief Video

August 22nd, 2018|

(New York) ‒ Wednesday, August 22, 2018 ‒ Today, the legal education platform TalksOnLaw announced the release of “Disaster Relief ‒ Top 5 FEMA Mistakes to Avoid,” its latest legal explainer focused on helping victims of natural disasters. After a natural disaster, the process for obtaining FEMA disaster assistance is not automatic [...]

LAW360: Roman J. Israel, Esquire, Meet Donald J. Trump, POTUS

April 6th, 2018|

APBCo Immediate Past President Kevin Curnin's article, "Roman J. Israel, Esquire, Meet Donald J. Trump, POTUS," published on March 29, 2018.

APBCo addresses DOJ Proposal on Immigration Judge Quotas

October 27th, 2017|

On July 26, 2017, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel expressed its deep concern over the Department of Justice's proposal to impose performance quotas on immigration judges in a letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of several Congress Committees and Subcommittees. Letter to Congress re Immigration Court Quotas

APBCo Expresses Concern Over Incursions of ICE into NY State Courthouses in Letter to Chief Judge DiFiore

July 11th, 2017|

On July 6, 2017, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel expressed its deep concern over increasing incursions of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") into the courthouses of New York State, in a letter to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York State Court of Appeals. In the letter, [...]

APBCo and Various Legal Aid Organizations File Amicus Briefs re Cy Pres Awards

July 11th, 2017|

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel, in collaboration with various national legal services organizations, filed two Amicus Briefs recently regarding Cy Pres awards. In Berentson et.al. v. Provide Commerce et. al., on appeal to the 9th Circuit from the U.S.D.C. - S.D.C.A., No. 3:09-cv-2094, McDermott Will & Emery LLP submitted the brief on [...]

LAW360: Untold Stories: Trump’s Budget Would Silence Legal Services

April 24th, 2017|

APBCo President Kevin Curnin’s article, “Untold Stories: Trump's Budget Would Silence Legal Serivces,” was published on April 3, 2017.

APBCo Elects 2017 Officers and Board

February 2nd, 2017|

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel Elects 2017 Officers and Board of Directors February 1 2017 - The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) announced that it has elected its 2017 officers and board members. APBCo elected Kevin Curnin, Partner and Director of the Public Service Project at Stroock & [...]

Law360: Love and Law in the Age of Trump

January 31st, 2017|

APBCo President Kevin Curnin's article, "Love and Law in the Age of Trump," was published on January 30, 2017.