Partnership News and Highlights from Volunteer Events

Pro Bono Partnership is able to provide essential legal services to nonprofits in the tristate area at no charge because of our dedicated and tireless volunteers. So, it was with great pleasure that we honored our volunteers at three regional events: April 17 in White Plains, April 24 in Parsippany, and May 1 in Hartford….

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Legal Alert: Westchester County, New York Passes Bill Prohibiting Employers From Asking About Prior Salary History

ACTION REQUIRED: New law effective July 9, 2018 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed the Wage History Anti-Discrimination Bill, which prohibits employers in Westchester County, New York from inquiring about a job applicant’s prior salary history. The bill will become law on Monday, July 9, 2018.  What should you do now?…

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Pro Bono Partnership Announces Volunteers of the Year

March 21, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) will be celebrating its Volunteers of the Year at regional events hosted throughout its service area in April and May. Pro Bono Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with corporate and law firm attorneys to provide free legal services to other nonprofits in…

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New Decade, New Chapter at the Partnership

Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to be writing you for the first time as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership! While I’m new to the position, I’m not new to the Partnership and its mission. As Director of the New Jersey program for the last 12 years, I’m intimately familiar with the difference the Partnership makes…

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Pro Bono Partnership Names Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. New Executive Director

January 30, 2018, White Plains, NY — The Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has appointed Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. as the organization’s Executive Director. Eberhardt started her tenure at the Partnership in 2003 as a staff attorney, and served as the New Jersey Program Director since 2005. “Nancy brings…

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NJ Law Journal Honors Christine Michelle Duffy

November 7, 2017 — In its biennial article on Diverse Attorneys of the Year, the New Jersey Law Journal honored Pro Bono Partnership Senior Staff Attorney Christine Michelle Duffy, and included Christine’s thoughts on the importance of diversity. This year’s award recognized 15 individuals for “excellence among diverse attorneys in New Jersey.” Read the article here.

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Legal Alert: NY Minimum Wage and Minimum Weekly Salaries for Executive & Administrative Exemption Increase December 31, 2017

On December 31, 2017 the New York minimum wage, and the minimum weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions under New York State wage and hour law, will each increase as follows: Minimum Wage Minimum Weekly Salary for Executive & Administrative Exemption (regardless of number of hours worked) Employers in NYC with 11…

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