VLP Press Release: New Board Member Appointment

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) announces the appointment of one new member to its Board of Directors following election at the organization’s meeting held on March 9, 2022. Joining the VLP’s Board of Directors is Samuel O. Maduegbuna, Founding Partner at Maduegbuna Cooper LLP. Upon his election, Mr. Maduegbuna shared the following:

“I am incredibly excited to join in the most important and sorely needed work the VLP Board is doing – providing access to justice to underserved citizens of Brooklyn and the greater New York City. I look forward to contributing in the VLP’s mission, particularly as it assists and aids the ever-growing recent immigrant members of this most important city in the world.”

Please see the official press release here.

VLP Newsletter | February 2022

The VLP’s February 2022 Newsletter is here! In this edition you will find:

An update from Heidi Lee Henderson, VLP President and Chief Executive Officer: Read about the VLP’s resiliency and responsiveness as emergency safeguards are slowly phased out.

Booth Ferris Boosts Development: Welcome Teresa Daly, Director of Institutional Giving, to the VLP team.

Engaging New Leaders: Learn more about the VLP Board & YPB expansion and meet our newest members.

VLP Annual Gala: Recap our 2021 Annual Gala honoring Arlene Shaw,  Brightwood Capital Advisors, LLC, Margaret Isa Butler, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, and Stacey Kushlefsky, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

Advancing Virtual Legal Education Opportunities: Learn more about our recent virtual CLE’s.

Community Connections: Discover how our NGF Senior LEAP is committed to staying connected to Brooklyn Seniors.

Preserving Communities Together: During these challenging times, the VLP needs your support more than ever. Please help us remain nimble and responsive to the growing legal needs of Brooklyn’s most vulnerable and underserved residents. A gift at any level will make a significant difference. Donate today!