Legal Services of Northwest Jersey-Somerset is moving! We expect to be in new offices at 90 East Main Street, Third Floor, Somerville, NJ 08876 by late October.
LSNWJ staff and friends volunteered at the Somerset County Bar Foundation Legal Runaround. The SCBF supports justice organizations, including LSNWJ, that benefit our community.
LSNWJ participated in the Law Day Events sponsored by the Morris County Bar Association, Somerset County Bar Association, and Hunterdon County Bar Association. Pictured at the HCBA event are Alisa Grossman, Managing Attorney; Martha Gonzalez, Senior Attorney; and Angela Arabia-Meyer, Housing Attorney.
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Michelle Cresti, former President of the Hunterdon County Bar Association, presented the annual donation of the HCBA and its members to LSNWJ President, Mary Ellen Koscs-Fleming, and Martha Gonzalez, LSNWJ-Hunterdon Managing Attorney, at a recent meeting of the HCBA.
In 2014, legal assistance provided by LSNWJ helped more than 8,000 low-income people maintain safe and affordable housing, gain sustainable income to escape the ravages of poverty, access quality health care, secure family stability and personal safety, and live with dignity in the community. 98% of clients provided with legal representation […]
LSNWJ’s Diane K. Smith, Carol V. Spicer, and Viv Kale were honored to be included in Lowenstein Sandler’s celebration of equal justice at the annual Pro Bono in the Park. LSNWJ works with Lowenstein Sandler, Merck and Community Hope through our Veterans Justice Initiative to provide legal assistance to veterans […]
Check out the 2014 Legal Services Corporation Annual Report featuring Diane K. Smith, LSNWJ, Catherine Weiss, Lowenstein Sandler, and Sylvia Ayler, Merck, Sharp & Dohme , at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice. http://www.lsc.gov/2014-annual-report
Janet Walton was highlighted in the recent issue of LSNJ Reports for her service to the community and legal services. Janet Walton Staff Person Spotlight
Justice Center Groundbreaking as reported in the Express Times, May 28, 2015, by Steve Novak Michael Weiner probably wouldn’t want his name on a building, his family admitted. But he would still be proud of what is accomplished there. The Legal Services of Northwest New Jersey building in Belvidere on Thursday […]