NY Judge, Cooley Partner To Lead Pro Bono Rules Committee

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT) -- The potentially tricky details of New York's plan to require pro bono work for bar admission will be hashed out by a committee helmed by Court of Appeals Associate Judge Victoria A. Graffeo and Cooley LLP's Alan Levine, the state's top judge said Tuesday.

The duo was tasked with building out the first-in-the-nation program, which could go a long way toward putting a dent in New York's critical unmet need for civil legal services, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said.

Levine told Law360 on Wednesday the newly...
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