Claimant Assistance Clinics Archive




City Bar Justice Center Offers Free Legal Clinics to Assist Individuals in Filing a Claim


City Bar Justice Center

The New York City Bar Justice Center is offering free legal clinics for individuals needing assistance in filing claims under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Clinics will be facilitated by volunteer lawyers who will provide free counsel and advice to people who would like to file a claim under the VCF without an attorney. Those attending will be able to meet with an attorney who will provide information on the eligibility process and will assist in filling out the application form.


When:

September 15, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

March 27, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

November 15, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

August 21, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

June 11, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

March 5, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

December 10, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

October 19, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

July 10, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

May 7, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

December 13, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

November 7, 2011 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Where:

New York City Bar Association

42 West 44th Street

New York, NY 10036


Contact:

To register or request more information, please call: 1-855-885-1555


Please note: Pre-registration is required; space is limited.




NY Metropolitan Area Law Schools Offer Free Clinics to Assist Individuals in Filing a Claim


New York Metropolitan Area Law Schools are offering six free clinics for individuals needing assistance in filing claims under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Clinics will be facilitated by volunteer law students who will provide free assistance to people who would like to file a claim under the VCF without an attorney. Those attending will be able to meet with a law student who will provide information on the eligibility process and will assist in filling out the application form. Clinics are by appointment only.


When:

April 4, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. OR 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Conducted by law students from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, St. John's University School of Law and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center


February 5, 2013 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. OR 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Conducted by law students from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University


Where:

Nassau County Bar Association

15th & West Streets

Mineola, NY 11501

(for directions go to www.nassaubar.org)


When:

March 13, 14, and 15, 2012 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. OR 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Where:

Columbia University Law School

Jerome Greene Hall

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10027


When:

April 9, 10, and 11, 2012 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. OR 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Where:

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

55 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10003


Contact:

To register or request more information, please call: 1-855-885-1555


Please note: Pre-registration is required; space is limited.