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Veterans' Law Day


Serving Veterans

Albany Law School will host Veterans' Law Day this year on March 22, 2014.
Location: Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208​
Time:  0900 - 1700  (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Tentative schedule: 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free consultations with a pro bono attorney

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A workshop on tenant’s rights presented by the Legal Aid Society of NNY

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Reconnection Workshops by the American Red Cross: “Communicating Clearly”

Lunch will be provided from Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Reconnection Workshops by the American Red Cross: “Exploring Stress & Trauma”

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Opportunities to talk to representatives of the supporting organizations during community resource fair

 

Albany Law School's Veterans' Rights Project​ has served more than 200 veterans in the past two years with a variety of free legal services and volunteer attorneys.

Free services provided include:

  • All legal services
  • Employment
  • Small business
  • Peer mentoring
  • Education consulting​
  • Debt/financial counseling
  • Therapeutic animal services


To schedule a free consultation with a pro bono attorney contact Sarah Barry at sabarry@albanylaw.edu or leave a voicemail at 518-445-2365.

Interested as an Attorney, Agency or to Donate? 

The Veterans' Rights Project is always looking for volunteer attorneys and businesses to participate in the event by donating their services and providing sponsorship opportunities. The group currently works with more than 20 firms in organizing free legal care to veterans from a variety of military conflicts and has actively worked with the larger Capital Region community for years. If you are interested in participating, donating or working with the program, please contact the Pro Bono Program at erang@albanylaw.edu or 518-445-2304.