Seymour W. James, Jr. a “Brooklyn 100 Influencer”

Seymour W. James, Jr., one of two lawyers we’ll be honoring at our gala this year, has just been named a “Brooklyn 100 Influencer” by Brooklyn Magazine. Read about it here. Congratulations Seymour on your well deserved recognition!

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Tickets online now

You can now purchase a ticket to our PILA gala through this link. If you can’t make the gala on April 7, but would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please click here.

As always, thank you so much for your support. Should you have any questions you can email us at or call us at 718-340-4637.

PILA Gala 2017

This year’s 2017 PILA Gala will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event will be held at Manny Cantor Center in the Lower East Side, a gorgeous rooftop space with outdoor views of lower Manhattan. As always, food, drinks, and entertainment will be provided all evening.

We are very excited to announce that our two honorees this year will be Seymour W. James, Jr., who heads The Legal Aid Society, and Geoffrey Bickford, a 2008 CUNY School of Law alum who most recently worked in the New York City Criminal Court. We hope you will join us in celebrating the public interest careers of these two incredible individuals.

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