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VLP News

Hiring – Immigration Staff Attorneys

IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEYS We are seeking to fill several full-time positions based in the Batavia, NY office of the Immigration Program of the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) to handle our work under the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) contract at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, and some WNY county jails which hold immigrant women. The ideal candidates will be admitted to practice law, have at least one…
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VLP Congratulates Paula and Lauren

The Staff at VLP would like to congratulate Lauren Dietterich and Paula Cooley on their promotions! Lauren is our new Office Manager/HR Administrator and Paula is our new Controller/Grants Administrator. Congratulations!  

Summer Associates Tour Pro Bono Programs in Courts

We were thrilled to have summer associates from Hodgson Russ, Phillips Lytle, Barclay Damon, Harris Beach, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, and Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham tour the pro bono programs in Supreme Court, Family Court, Buffalo City Court and Federal Court.  Judges and court staff met with the group to talk about the importance of pro bono legal assistance to the most vulnerable members of our community, faced with losing the essentials of life, and…
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