Morningside Heights Legal Services

Legal Services NYC fights poverty and fights for racial, social and economic justice for low-income New Yorkers. Our neighborhood offices and proximity locations help more than 100,000 New Yorkers each year. Our services are free of charge. LSNYC will never charge its clients legal representation fees. When viewing an ad, consider the government advertising restrictions that lawyers and law firms must comply with, as well as our legal directory disclaimer FindLaw.com. Some lawyers publish comparative information about the services they offer, which may be subject to specific comparative disclosure restrictions. Morningside Heights Legal Services Inc. cannot currently be assessed according to our Impact & Results methodology because either (A) it is eligible, but we have not yet received any data; (B) we have not yet developed an algorithm to estimate its programmatic impact; (C) its programs are not direct services; or (D) it does not rely heavily on contributions from individual donors. The law school clinics are members of Morningside Heights Legal Services, Inc., a public interest law firm located at Columbia Law School. Each clinic consists of field research and a seminar.

Under the supervision of faculty, lawyers and beneficiaries, clinic participants conduct impact litigation, direct service advocacy, collaborative research, media campaigns and local advocacy. Columbia`s rich offering of clinics, taught by a dynamic group of full-time faculty, places students in the role of lawyers, providing legal assistance to individuals, communities, and organizations that otherwise would not have access to quality representation. Through the attentive and individualized attention and feedback of the faculty, students take on the primary responsibility of working with clients to understand their goals and develop a plan to achieve them. As students take on this professional role, they develop the legal skills and ethical judgment that will be crucial in their legal careers. Sales and expense data are not available for this organization. This data is only available if the charity has electronically filed Form 990 data within the last six years. Other school-related activities (BMF activity code: 059) Form 990 is a document that nonprofits file annually with the IRS. We use the resulting financial and accountability data to create overall ratings. Click here to view that organization`s Form 990 on the IRS website (if applicable).

Work on behalf of real clients and gain experience as a consultant, mediator, litigator, lawyer and educator by attending one of our clinics. Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents can be downloaded. Use the up and down arrows to increase or decrease the rating Ratings are calculated from one or more tag ratings. Currently, we need a responsibility and finance tag or an impact and results tag to be eligible for a Charity Navigator rating. Note: The absence of a review does not mean a positive or negative review; It just shows that we have not yet evaluated this organization. Independent – The organization is an independent or auxiliary organization (i.e., it is not affiliated with a national, regional or geographic grouping of organizations). (BMF membership code: 3) Sign up to receive ProPublica`s biggest stories straight to your inbox. Clinics take a lot of time.

Students are expected to spend an average of 21 hours per week on clinical work, including classroom preparation time and lessons. If you have used our data or website for your research or reports, add a source and link to Nonprofit Explorer in your article or publication and let us know. COLUMBIA UNIV 615 W 131 ST MC 8741New York NY 10027-0000 If this organization has filed an amended declaration, it may not be reflected in the following data. Duplicate download links may be due to new submissions or changes to an organization`s original declaration. Note: The absence of a score does not mean a positive or negative rating, but only that we have not yet evaluated the organization. See the evaluation report below to find out why this organization is currently not eligible. organisations operating exclusively for the benefit and in liaison with the organisations described in points 10 to 16. 509(a)(3) (BMF Foundation Code: 17). How would you rate your overall experience with this company? The following are some key data points from the Business Master File (BMF) of the exempt organization for that organization.

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