VLP Consumer Debt Program Awarded For Helping Over 20,000 New Yorkers

VLFD Award

From left to right: VLP Director of Legal Services Sidney Cherubin, Judge Fern A. Fisher, VLP VLFD Coordinating Attorney Glenna Goldis

New York State Access to Justice honored the VLP’s Consumer Debt Volunteer Lawyer For the Day (“VLFD”) program for assisting over 20,000 New Yorkers in need from 2009-2015. The VLFD program works with volunteer attorneys and law students to provide limited scope direct representation to pro se litigants in consumer debt actions.

by Diana Wooden