Upcoming CLEs

MBAWNY will sponsor a free CLE with the ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, “How to Handle an Eviction Proceeding”. The CLE will take place at 438 Main Street, Buffalo NY (To register for the CLE, please contact VLP Staff Attorney Kerisha Hawthorne-Greer at kgreer@ecbavlp.com or 716-847-0662 ext 337 by 11/27/17. This training is FREE in exchange for a small commitment to volunteer one 2hour shift on the Helpline over the course of a year.


Volunteer attorney signs up for a 2 hour time slot. The attorney has the option of returning clients’ call from the attorney’s office or personal phone (using technology to block caller ID). Shortly before the attorney’s scheduled time, VLP will send an appointment schedule to the attorney. Clients will be scheduled for 15 minute consultations. The attorney will receive the client’s phone number and legal question.