is the FINAL HOPE for low-income Hudson Valley residents needing civil legal representation.
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JUSTICE FOR ALL in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties

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THUR, OCT. 2 2014
Legal Services to Host        "Dutchess Partners in Justice" Reception at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie
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Legal Services to Present Bankruptcy Clinic in White Plains
on Mon.,Sept. 22 
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Welcome Rachel Chazin Halperin
Deputy Director

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Welcome Marian Genio
Pro Bono Director

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Welcome Benjamin Hooper
Attorney-in-Charge, Yonkers
Ben Hooper
Read Ben's bio here.

Congratulations Mary Grace Ferone
Program Manager, DIsability and Public Benefits Legal Services

Mary Grace Ferone
Read Mary Grace's bio here.

Newburgh Staff Part of Plattekill Latino-American Heritage Day

Newburgh Staff to Participate in Get the Lead Out! Block Party
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Legal Services Attorneys Melinda Bellus and Pat Angley Led "Successful Aging" Panel

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Melinda Bellus' bio.
Pat Angley's bio.

Legal Services Staff Attorney Ledia Regis Assists Rockland Homeowners

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Legal Services Participated in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Staff Attorney KYle Steller is seated to the right of the police officer.
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Legal Services to Participate in "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Economic Advancement Forum & Resource Fair - July 26
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Legal Services to Present on Tenant Rights in Newburgh - July 17
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Legal Services Presents on Tenants Rights in Sullivan Co. - June 26
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Successful Peekskill Office Opening June 19th 

(l. to r.): Westchester Co. Legislator John
Testa; Kathleen Talbot, Peekskill Common Council; Barbara Finkelstein, CEO, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley; Kevin Plunkett, Deputy Co. Executive, Westchester; Cynthia Knox, Deputy Exec. Director, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

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Legal Services Joined Orange Co. Rural Dev't Advisory Corp. (RDAC)
Foreclosure Prevention Workshop July 2

Staff Attorney/Foreclosure Carol Richman

Staff Attorney/Foreclosure
Carol Richman
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Legal Services Attorney Ledia Regis Assists Rockland Homeowners Through NY Foreclosure Relief Unit

LSHV Attorney - Foreclosure, Ledia Regis (right)
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Attorney-in-Charge Lara Kasper-Buckareff to Participate in Mortgage Assistance Event -Spring Valley NY

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Staff Attorney Kyle Steller Receives 2014 Rising Star Award

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Poughkeepsie Journal article

Senior Staff Attorney, Peter Frank, to Present CLE Bankruptcy Program
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Our Tribute to Pat Lanza

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Thank you to our 2014 Dinner sponsors and attendees.  Your support made the night
a huge success!

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Meet Our 2014
Access to Justice Honorees
Noah J. Hanft
Jerold R. Ruderman
NYS Assemblywoman Amy Paulin

Robert Hermann Earns NYS Bar Assoc. 2014 President's Pro Bono Award for Work with Legal Services 

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Pat Angley, Staff Attorney/Elder Law Interview in Westchester Women's Bar Association Newsletter
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Legal Services' Mary Grace Ferone To Moderate 2014 Yonkers Lawyers Association's "Law Day"
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Legal Services' New Court Outreach Program For Housing Issues
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Sr. Staff Attorney Jaime Samarel to Present Housing Program in Sullivan Co. on May 21
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Dan Murray, Vets & Military Families Advocacy Project, Awarded Certificate of Appreciation 

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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley & Mediation Center of Dutchess County Advocate for Seniors 
(l to r) Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's Attorney Kyle Steller, Dutchess Co. Legislator Rob Weiss and Mediation Center of Dutchess Co.'s Coordinator, Coalition on Elder Abuse, Kathy Sheehan.

Legal Services & Mediation Center of Dutchess Co. Collaborate 
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Legal Services of Hudson Valley Receives $100K to Prevent Veteran Homelessness

CEO Barbara Finkelstein speaks about the legal needs of returning veterans; (l to r) US Rep. Eliot Engel, Ms. Finkelstein, US Rep. Nita Lowey and US Rep. Sean Maloney.
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Opens Spring Valley Office 

Sen. Carlucci, Assemblywoman Jaffe with Barbara Finkelstein and Josh KimerlingSen. David Carlucci, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffe, Barbara Finkelstein and Board Member Josh Kimerling at the Spring Valley Opening.
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Andrea Glenn Joins Legal Services as Children's Law Staff Attorney

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Joanne Sirotkin, Now Attorney Manager - Domestic Violence

Joanne Sirotkin headshot

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Jill Faber, New Attorney-in-Charge, Poughkeepsie and Kingston Offices

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Lara Kasper-Buckareff Now Attorney-in-Charge, Newburgh and Spring Valley Offices

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Legal Services' Staff Attorney Lisa Brown Trains Child Care Providers

LSHV Staff Attorney - Children's Unit, Lisa Brown

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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Awarded $1,135,567 Increase by NYS Office of Court Administration 
Details to follow

Legal Services of Hudson Valley Advocacy Improves Conditions for Tenants with Disabilities 
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Legal Services Files Suit v. Mt. Vernon School District & NYS Ed. Dept. Re Students with Disabilities
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Legal Services' Veterans & Military Families Advocacy Project Recognized by West Point

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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and Delbello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr File Suit v. US Dept Housing & Urban Dev't ("HUD") and NYS Homes & Community Renewal ("NYS HCR")
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