William J. Dean, executive director of Volunteers of Legal Service, writes that there are many frail and fragile people who live in New York City, people who are at risk if sued in proceedings in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York for nonpayment of rent or for alleged acts that could jeopardize their tenancies. A valuable pro bono role can be performed by lawyers through service as a guardian ad litem.
Pro Bono Digest
New York Law Journal
July 3, 2006
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