Photo caption: NYLSG Attorney Keiko Cervantes-Ospina, Todd Kaminsky, a US attorney, and Johanna Sofield, founder of Long Beach Christmas Angel are providing local residents with free legal assistance at Lola's today. Credit: Joseph Kellard
The New York Legal Assistance Group is holding a free legal clinic at Lola's restaurant in Long Beach throughout Friday.
NYLAG attorneys are signing up families for 45-minute consultation slots from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The
consultation is strictly for area residents who were victims of
NYLAG is working in conjunction with Johanna Sofield
of the Long Beach Christmas Angles, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization
that assists families in financial crisis in the Long Beach School
District. As a result of the hurricane, the Christmas Angels is focusing
all its efforts on relief for residents.
Todd Kaminsky, an assistant
U.S. attorney, realized there is a need for free legal services in Long
Beach and contacted NYLAG to assist the Christmas Angels. NYLAG provides
free legal assistance to those in need and recently received a
Robinhood Foundation grant for the legal assistance.
For information on a future consultation, contact Todd Kaminsky at email@example.com, or Johanna Sofield at Lbca@optonline.net.