Volunteer Bar Lawyers Offer Free Legal Guidance through Rhode Island Bar/NBC10 Ask a Lawyer Partnership

10/31/2017 -
Photo l-r: Christopher D. Turco, Esq., Sarah B. Oster, Esq., Denise Acevedo Perez, Esq., and Susan D. Vani, Esq.

At the NBC Channel 10 studios, a volunteer lawyer panel, staffed by members of the Rhode Island Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP), appeared on the station’s news broadcasts on Tuesday, October 24th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Rhode Island Bar Association attorneys answered over 65 viewer telephone questions related to family law, along with an additional 60 miscellaneous law related questions. The program was held during the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Week. Other Bar activities held during Pro Bono Week include a limited scope clinic in the area of collections, and two elder law legal clinics.