Davis Polk Partners with TalksOnLaw on Disaster Relief Resource

Working with the New York State Chief Judge’s Task Force on Hurricane Relief, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel and the New York Legal Assistance Group, legal education company TalksOnLaw has produced a video to help disaster victims avoid common mistakes in filing a claim with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and protect their chances for recovery. Public interest and pro bono attorneys shared insights and useful information for the video, drawing on their experiences assisting disaster victims and leading teams of pro bono lawyers in that effort.

Davis Polk Special Counsel for Pro Bono Sharon Katz serves as Co-Chair of the NYS Task Force, formed by Chief Judge DiFiore in 2017 to mobilize pro bono legal assistance efforts on behalf of hurricane and other natural disaster victims in their recovery efforts.

View the video: Disaster Relief—Top 5 FEMA Mistakes to Avoid

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