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VLP News

03/31/15: VLP Volunteers Featured in the Bar Bulletin

The April 2015 edition of the Bar Association of Erie County’s Bar Bulletin features some of VLP’s fantastic volunteers! We are very proud to be a part of Buffalo’s generous legal community. To read Gayle Murphy’s article specifically, Click here. To read the whole Bulletin, Click here

01/03/15: Buffalo News runs piece on Immigration; VLP’s Sophie Feal and Batavia Programs featured

“Judges at the Federal Detention Center in Batavia grant less than 20 percent of all asylum claims, according to new data from Syracuse University. The high denial rates in Batavia, and to a lesser extent at immigration court in Buffalo, can be linked to the higher than normal number of asylum seekers without legal representation.…
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12/01/14: VLP CEO honored in the September Edition of Legal Elite of Western New York

  The Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Managing Attorney and CEO, Robert Elardo , and Supervising Attorney, Sophie Feal , appeared in Buffalo Business First’s and Buffalo Law Journal’s Legal Elite of Western New York September Publication. Bob got his B.A. from the University at Buffalo and his J.D. from the SUNY Buffalo Law School. “The Bar…
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