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Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Names Jessica Kitson, Esq. as Managing Attorney

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Names Jessica Kitson, Esq. as Managing Attorney

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2014 – Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) has named Jessica Kitson, Esq. as a managing attorney. In this role, she will oversee the non-profit’s Merck/Lowenstein Bankruptcy Clinic and its Newark Legal Advice & Resource Clinic for Consumers (NLARCC).

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Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Honors Pro Bono Efforts of Family Law Attorneys Jonathan Wolfe and Thomas DeCataldo

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Honors Pro Bono Efforts of Family Law Attorneys Jonathan Wolfe and Thomas DeCataldo

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

LIVINGSTON/NEWARK, N.J., March 21, 2014 – This winter, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) is turning its “Attorney Spotlight” on Jonathan Wolfe, Esq. and Thomas DeCataldo, Esq. of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. and for very good reason. Wolfe, a resident of New York City, and DeCataldo, a resident of Berkeley Heights, have donated nearly 60 hours of work to a case referred to VLJ from Essex County Legal Aid. The family law case had an interesting twist as it involved a player drafted by a National Football League (NFL) team. Skoloff & Wolfe is based in Livingston, N.J.

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Volunteer Lawyers for Justice and Rutgers School of Law-Newark Partnership Gives Law Students First-Hand Introduction to Legal Work

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice and Rutgers School of Law-Newark Partnership Gives Law Students First-Hand Introduction to Legal Work

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 – Rutgers School of Law-Newark students are getting a first-hand introduction to legal work as a result of the school’s partnership with its Newark neighbor Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ).

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Study by National Development & Research Institutes Highlights Wide-Ranging Positive Impact of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice’s Newark Reentry Legal Services

Study by National Development & Research Institutes Highlights Wide-Ranging Positive Impact of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice’s Newark Reentry Legal Services

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 – A study by the National Development & Research Institutes (NDRI) cites the wide-ranging positive impact on the reentry population and community at large of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice’s Newark Reentry Legal Services (VLJ’s ReLeSe). Based in Newark, N.J., VLJ’s ReLeSe provides pro-bono legal assistance to ex-offenders to aid in addressing the civil legal matters that serve as barriers to successful community reintegration.

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In Partnership with PSE&G, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Establishes Pro Bono Legal Aid Program for Military Personnel

In Partnership with PSE&G, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Establishes Pro Bono Legal Aid Program for Military Personnel

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 – In partnership with PSE&G, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice has established the Military Personnel/Veterans Legal Assistance Project (M-LAP), providing pro-bono legal counsel and limited scope representation to both veterans and active duty military personnel.

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Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Honors Extensive Pro-Bono Efforts of Eric Brophy, Esq. to Aid Victims of Superstorm Sandy

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Honors Extensive Pro-Bono Efforts of Eric Brophy, Esq. to Aid Victims of Superstorm Sandy

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many New Jerseyans like Eric Brophy, Esq. of Wall Township remember Superstorm Sandy like it was yesterday. A partner and co-founder of Diegnan Brophy LLC, also in Wall Township, Brophy was a first responder in New Jersey’s legal community and a vital component of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice’s pro-bono legal aid in Monmouth and Ocean […]

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Record-Breaking Numbers During the 5th Fugitive Safe Surrender New Jersey Reflect Clear Need for Programming for Ex-Offenders

Record-Breaking Numbers During the 5th Fugitive Safe Surrender New Jersey Reflect Clear Need for Programming for Ex-Offenders

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A record-breaking total of individuals wanted by New Jersey law enforcement agencies recently turned themselves in during the fifth Fugitive Safe Surrender New Jersey (FSSNJ). Most of the nearly 5,000 individuals who surrendered are wanted for non-violent felony and municipal warrants. During FSSNJ, Karen Robinson, Esq., left, coordinating attorney of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice’s Newark […]

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