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CELJ is Hiring!

The Center for Elder Law & Justice, Inc. (“CELJ”) is seeking a dynamic Pro Bono & Community Engagement Coordinator. CELJ is a 49 person nonprofit law office with three offices located throughout Western New York. It is our mission to use the legal system to help our clients live independently and with dignity. About the…

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CELJ is Hiring!

Two Year, Full Time, Contract Assignment (partial benefits offered) The Center for Elder Law & Justice, Inc. (“CELJ”) is seeking to fill an exciting new position for a Dynamic Attorney with a technological background.  Job Specifications: Development & Expansion of our Legal Risk Detection application software The Legal Risk Detector, is a web-based legal health…

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Center for Elder Law & Justice Launches “Risk Detector” App

  The Center for Elder Law & Justice has introduced the Legal Risk Detector App, a legal health check-up tool for housing, consumer, financial exploitation and health care issues. “Many people in our community face legal problems that threaten the essentials of life:  housing, health care, income, and more,” said Karen L. Nicholson, chief executive…

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CELJ Comments on Proposed Regulatory Revision Allowing Arbitration Agreements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new nursing facility regulations in September 2016, which included consumer protections for residents, which prohibit nursing homes from forcing residents to arbitrate disputes.   CMS has now proposed to roll back these protections to permit nursing facilities to require residents to sign pre-dispute arbitration agreements before…

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ALERT: SCAMMERS IMPERSONATING LSED STAFF

It has come to our attention that scammers have, on at least one occasion, called an LSED client claiming to be from Legal Services for the Elderly, in order to convince him of the legitimacy of their scam. If you or anyone you know has been contacted by someone claiming to be from Legal Services…

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From the “Declaration of Sentiments” to the “Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women”: Towards Expanding Global Women’s Movement.

By Fidèle Menavanza Paralegal This article is about honoring those individuals and organizations who fought, or are still fighting, for women’s rights. It is about raising awareness of violence against women that remains an epidemic found across all cultures, religions, and ethnicities in every region of the world. On July 18, 2015, I had the…

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Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (“LSED”) is seeking a full-time attorney

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (“LSED”) is seeking a full-time attorney with 1-7 years of experience to work on family law issues. We expect the attorney to handle a pre-existing caseload and become a local and statewide leader on this issue.  In addition to direct legal services,…

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Sarah J. Duval to Receive Outstanding Lawyer Award

The Western New York Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) has selected Sarah J. Duval, Esq. of Legal Services for the Elderly Disabled, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED) to receive the Carol A. Condon Outstanding New Lawyer Award.  It will be presented at the…

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