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Lawyers Helping Animals Forum

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Location: NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street
Time: 6 p.m.

Do you love animals? Would you like to learn how to use your legal skills to help animals in need? What’s stopping you?

Join NYCLA’s Animal Law Committee as they host a public forum to discuss legal issues related to rescuing homeless animals and what you can do to help.


•  Karen Copeland, Esq.,  who will make a presentation on emotional support animals and housing law

•  Rachel Hirschfeld, Esq., NYCLA Animal Law Committee Co-Chair, will be speaking on dog bite liability

•  Richard Rosenthal, Esq., founder and director of the Lexus  Project which litigates animal welfare cases

•  Steven Warshawsky, Esq., a former Assistant United States Attorney, who will explain how to setup a New York State not-for–profit corporation to support animal rescue efforts


•  Kevan Cleary, Esq., NYCLA Animal Law Committee Co-Chair, and a Brooklyn Law School Adjunct Assistant Professor, will moderate the discussion and facilitate a lively exchange between the panelists and attendees



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