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

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LATEST NEWS:

Sponsorship Opportunities - 2014 Dinner 
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Press Release

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 of the Hudson Valley

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Pat Angley, Staff Attorney/Elder Law Interview in Westchester Women's Bar Association Newsletter
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's
Mary Grace Ferone To Moderate 2014 Yonkers Lawyers Association's "Law Day"
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Staff Participate in Peekskill's Spring into Action Community Health Fair
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's New Court Outreach Program Addresses Landlord - Tenant Issues

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Senior Staff Attorney Jaime Samarel to Present Housing Program in Sullivan County

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Dan Murray, Vets & Military Families Advocacy Project, Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by Westchester County

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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, met in February to discuss the Coalition's work and seniors' needs.

 

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley & Mediation Center of Dutchess Co. Collaborate on Innovative Project
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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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Our 2014 "ACCESS TO JUSTICE" DINNER  is scheduled for THURSDAY, APRIL 24th, at the RITZ CARLTON, White Plains, NY.

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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's 
GRAND OPENING of Spring Valley Office 

Sen. Carlucci, Assemblywoman Jaffe with Barbara Finkelstein and Josh KimerlingSen. David Carlucci, Asmbwn. Ellen Jaffe, Barbara Finkelstein and Board Member Josh Kimerling at the Opening.
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Wins Grants for Work in Mid-Hudson Valley
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Andrea Glenn Joins Legal Services as Lanza Children's Law Center Staff Attorney

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Veterans Day 2013
Legal Services Staff Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity Work Day for Veterans


left to right: Katie Bellingham, Staff Attorney Domestic Violence;  Beth Wasdo, Ass't to Dep. Directors.;  Virginia Foulkrod, Staff Attorney, Veterans & Military Families 

Joanne Sirotkin Joins Legal Services Staff as Attorney Manager - Domestic Violence

Joanne Sirotkin headshot

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Jill Faber Becomes Attorney-in-Charge, LSHV's 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 of Hudson Valley Co-Sponsors Domestic Violence Awareness Event in Peekskill - OCT. 23
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Celebrates "Pro Bono" Volunteers
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NY Law Journal article: 2013 Honorees

 

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Provides Training to 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 to Enhance Services
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's Advocacy Improves Conditions for Tenants with Disabilities in Westchester 
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Receives Gifts from Donor Advised Funds of Community Foundations of Hudson Valley
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Files Suit v. Mt. Vernon School District & NYS Ed. Dept. Re Students with Disabilities
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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's Veterans & Military Families Advocacy Project Recognized by West Point's
Warrior Transition Unit


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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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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is currently seeking applicants for a number of positions, including 
Staff Attorneys and Paralegals in our offices throughout the Hudson Valley
Employment Opportunities

 

Many thanks to all who sponsored and supported our 2013 Equal Access to Justice Dinner!  Read more here

 

JP MORGAN CHASE GRANT

Linda M. Walter, Relationship Manager & VP,     JP Morgan Chase, presenting a check for $25,000 to Barbara Finkelstein, Executive Director & CEO, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. JP Morgan Chase supports LSHV's work to prevent foreclosures in the Hudson Valley.

 

 LANZA CHILDREN'S LAW CENTER   DEDICATION CEREMONY

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley held a ceremony to inaugurate our Lanza Children's Law Center, named for longtime Children's Unit supporter and good friend Pat Lanza.

Picture of new LSHV sign

The event was attended by staff, Board members, and clients who enjoyed the festivities - including face paint and cupcakes for the children. CEO Barbara Finkelstein and Board member Lucille Oppenheim congratulated Ms. Lanza on her wide-reaching commitment to children.  Following the ribbon cutting, Board President Al Donnellan presented Ms. Lanza with a plaque commemorating the dedication.

Attorneys in the Lanza Children's Law Center will focus on protecting the rights of underserved children including those who are homeless, in foster care and in residential facilities. The mission of the Center is to ensure that these children receive the educational services, medical care and safe housing to which they are entitled.

 

HIV/AIDS BENCHBOOK Released
Click here to view the HIV/AIDS benchbook, a publication that gives judges information to assist them in adjudicating cases involving issues related to HIV/AIDS. The Benchbook was co-edited by our Deputy Director of Services and  Offices, Cynthia Knox.

 

TD BANK GRANT 

LSHV has received a $5,000 grant from TD Bank to conduct household Financial Literacy workshops in key areas of Westchester County.

 Joseph Berardi, Vice President, TD Bank; Barbara Finkelstein, Executive Director, LSHV; Adam Kintish, Retail Market Manager—Vice President, TD Bank.

Photo (left to right) Joseph Berardi, Vice President, TD Bank; Barbara Finkelstein, Executive Director, LSHV; Adam Kintish, Retail Market Manager-Vice President, TD Bank.