Five staff attorneys joined CAL on September 9 - Brittany Francis, Hunter Haney, Sara Maeder, Arielle Reid, and Ben Schatz. They will be representing CAL clients on their direct appeals to the First Department. CAL also welcomes three one-year law graduate fellows, Nuzhat Chowdhury, Ben Wiener, and Hannah Robbins. Nuzhat and Ben will assist with Justice First matters, and Hannah will assist clients facing deportation due to their criminal convictions. Finally, CAL is pleased to have the additional assistance of Joseph Bruno and Elizabeth Slater, law student externs tasked with a variety of matters ranging from client visitation to notices of appeal and IFP matters.
The Center for Appellate Litigation is a not-for-profit law firm representing clients assigned to it by the Appellate Division, First Department, in appeals and post-conviction proceedings in Manhattan and the Bronx. CAL distinguishes itself through its passionate and creative advocacy, and its highly experienced attorneys.
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