We defend. We empower. We collaborate.We promote justice for all. Serving our Central New York community since 1949.
The Hiscock Legal Aid Society promotes the fundamental right of every person to equal justice under the law by providing high quality legal assistance to individuals and families in need in Onondaga County and the surrounding region.
The Hiscock Legal Aid Society strives to ensure that no one in our community is denied justice because of a lack of means.
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The New York Bar Foundation recently presented the Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society(HLA) with a grant of $9,159 . The grant will be used to support Diversity Fellowships to support COVID-19 related case increases. “This New York Bar Foundation funding gives HLA an opportunity to hire paid interns to assist with pandemic related increases in legal needs,” said Linda Gehron, Executive Director. “Promoting justice for all requires many groups […]
The Hiscock Legal Aid Society (HLA) mourns the loss of former Board Member Dr. Wynetta Devore who passed away in December 2020. Dr. Devore spent her life in the service of others. Born in North Carolina and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Devore received an undergraduate degree from Hope College in Michigan and her master’s […]
Hiscock Legal Aid Society (HLA) is proud to have promoted justice for all since our founding in 1949. We are grateful to be a part of the Central New York community, and to be recognized as a trusted source for legal assistance to those in need. For the past seven years, our organization has celebrated […]
“It’s estimated that $10 is returned to the New York State Treasury for every dollar invested in civil legal services.”
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