Assisting Victims of Hate Crimes and Bias and Representing Peaceful Protesters

When:
December 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2016-12-19T18:00:00-05:00
2016-12-19T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
New York City Bar
42 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
USA
Cost:
Free

Description: 
This program is for pro bono attorneys seeking to assist victims of hate crimes or bias and to represent people arrested while peacefully protesting. Experienced attorneys and New York City officials will explain the process and what you need to know to do this kind of pro bono work.

Panelists:
Jeanne Olivo, Chief, Hate Crimes Unit, New York County District Attorney

Hollis V. Pfitsch, Deputy Commissioner, Law Enforcement Bureau, New York City Commission on Human Rights

Virginia M. Goggin, Director of Legal Services, New York City Anti-Violence Project

Insha Rahman, Senior Planner, Vera Institute for Justice 

Bina Ahmad, The Legal Aid Society, Staff Attorney, Criminal Defense Practice

Sponsored by: 
City Bar Justice Center
Volunteers of Legal Service
Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee, Alison McKinnell King, Chair
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY)

RSVP HERE!