Association of Legal Aid Attorneys

UAW Local 2325

LAWYERS AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES ANNOUNCE UNION DRIVE

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexi Shalom, 347-417-1715, ashalom@alaa.org LAWYERS AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES ANNOUNCE UNION DRIVE Staff attorneys at CAMBA Legal Services are calling on CAMBA to recognize their union and begin bargaining immediately Brooklyn, NY — Staff attorneys and law graduates at CAMBA Legal Services (CLS), announced their intent to join the Association of Read more about LAWYERS AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES ANNOUNCE UNION DRIVE[…]

LEGAL AID, ALAA JOINT STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S CEASE AND DESIST LETTER TO ICE

The Legal Aid Society and ALAA applaud Governor Cuomo’s cease and desist letter to ICE, and the modification of his September 2017 Executive Order No. 170 to prohibit ICE arrests in courthouses without a judicial warrant. ICE’s presence in our courts undermines our ability to represent our clients and safeguard their Constitutional rights. Immigrant defendants and Read more about LEGAL AID, ALAA JOINT STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S CEASE AND DESIST LETTER TO ICE[…]

AIDS Walk 2018

ALAA’s LGBTQ caucus along with 1199’s LGBTQ caucus are participating in the NYC AIDS walk on May 20. If any ALAA members wish to join the AIDS walk team, please contact: Danielle King (dking@legal-aid.org). Even if you are not able to the participate in the walk, donations can be made to the team via the Read more about AIDS Walk 2018[…]

Pro-Immigrant Walk-Outs Hit Three Boroughs in Three Days

(New York, NY)- Legal Aid Attorneys in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens have walked out of court three times in the last week and held an emergency rallies outside the courthouses to protest the detention of their clients by Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents.  In the majority of these cases, the client was set to have Read more about Pro-Immigrant Walk-Outs Hit Three Boroughs in Three Days[…]