Suffolk County Bar Association & Touro Law to Hold Pro Bono Legal Clinics for Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Date: December 03, 2012

Central Islip, NY – The Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA) and Touro Law Center will offer free legal clinics for individuals and small business owners in need of legal advice in the wake of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday, December 11 from 4 – 7 pm and Tuesday, December 18 from 3-6 pm.

The Clinics will take place at the Suffolk County Bar Association building located at 560 Wheeler Road in Hauppauge, NY.

“People are facing many legal issues in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and we are glad to be able to offer this service to community members in need,” said Arthur Shulman, President of the SCBA.

Attorneys who are familiar with disaster law, landlord-tenant problems, insurance and unemployment issues and other matters related to post-storm legal help will be on hand to help those in need. Appointments are not necessary. Anyone in need of help is encouraged to attend.

“The victims of this kind of natural disaster will need long-term help rebuilding and dealing with legal issues that arise as the result of property damage, lost wages, insurance issues and other storm-related problems,” said Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin. “Along with our partners at the Suffolk County Bar Association, we are committed to helping those in need.”

For additional information, please call the SCBA at (631) 234-5511.