Bob Giuffra Named to the Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services

June 6, 2010

On June 6, Mr. Giuffra was one of 28 judges and lawyers named by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to the Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services. This task force will have the broad mission of expanding access to civil legal services, a key component being to help set the agenda for four statewide public hearings, which will take place in the fall. The task force will work closely with the courts to coordinate and enhance pro bono legal services and ensure the availability of assistance for unrepresented litigants. Ms. Levy will serve as counsel for the task force.