Why The New York State Bar Association and Jeremy Goldstein are the Face of New York Law

The New York State Bar Association has been helping those in need of legal assistance for numerous years. It has been a functioning organization for a 100 plus years. Today, it’s membership base numbers well over 50,000 professionals. Though it is the largest and most respected voluntary state bar association in the country it knows it can still do more. Finding local lawyers with the experience and skills needed to address the average legal issues of members of the public is still a difficult task despite the association’s efforts.


It reliable Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) is taking the challenge of meeting citizen’s legal needs head on. Realizing the entire world is becoming more technologically inclined the LRIS has decided to do so also. The LRIS launched a 24 hour online service that will make finding an experienced lawyer less of a hassle. The new online portal is easy to navigate and very comprehensive. In the past the LRIS only possessed a telephone service.


Those who visit the website will be required to complete a short questionnaire that will be reviewed by the state bar. The online service is pro-privacy and is totally confidential. Filling out the questionnaire allows the state bar to accurately refer a local lawyer to an individual.


About Jeremy Goldstein


Jeremy Goldstein is a prime example of the New York State Bar Association’s excellence. The founder of boutique law firm Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates, LLC is one of the most successful attorneys in New York. His law firm specializes in corporate law.


He has been one of the best for a very long time. So many New York attorneys have aspired to be even half the attorney that Jeremy Goldstein is.


Jeremy Goldstein obtained his law degree from the New York University School of Law.

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What the Arizona Coalition for Migrant Rights and Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund are doing to support Immigrants

In every state across the US, there are state based groups advocate for civil, human and migrant rights. The Arizona Coalition for Migrant Rights (ACMR) is a statewide coalition that brings together a community of migrants, local communities and civil, human, labor and religious groups.

The organization is at the forefront of supporting the just application of immigrant laws and policies along with the expansion of the individual and communal rights of migrants and their families. The Arizona Coalition for Migrant Rights also educates the local communities on various issues that affect them such as social change and immigration reform.

Today, the Arizona Coalition for Migrant Rights is proactively working to change the socio-political landscape of immigrants entering Arizona. This is the reason; the organization has set out to achieve a number of goals targeting migrants and indigenous communities.

These include; creating a united voice and plan of action; addressing the needs of local organizations through training and capacity building and acting as a resource for advocating for the rights of indigenous voices and migrants. Members of the public who want to join the organization are free to do so as long they uphold the demanded responsibilities.

The responsibilities include agreeing to mission principles, admitting to being party to the coalition when appropriate and respecting divergent opinions and views.

Members who have joined the coalition have the right to participate in coalition committees and review materials offered by the coalition such as meeting notes, financial records and bylaws. Some of the, organization that are currently enrolled as members of the Arizona Coalition for Migrants Rights include Casillas Consulting Services, CADENA, Border Action Network and Binational Migration Network. ACMR head offices are located in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund

The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund was established by two journalists from Arizona, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. The fund was established to support various migrant right organizations and causes within the boundaries of Arizona. The fund received a boost of $3.75 million in settlement money after Michael and Jim were unlawful arrest by Sheriff Arpaio on October 18, 2007.

Michael and Jim were arrested for disclosing the existence of grand jury proceedings that sought articles from reporters covering the Sheriff. One of the resources run by the fund is a website that highlights emerging news on the immigration matters and civil rights across the US. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey

An article posted on June 13 2017 informs readers that immigration cases are being reopened by the Trump administration and offer a bucket list of things to do. According to the author, the President Trump is fighting hard to overturn Obama era policies that prevented the deportation non-felon migrants. Read more: Phoenix New Time

Following his decree, a total of 1,300 cases concerning immigration have been reopened by federal prosecutors between March 1 and May 31. Immigrants who previously had their deportation cases deferred or closed are therefore requested to update their address, engage the services of immigrant attorneys and avoid missing court cases when called upon to do so.


Individuals usually seek lawyers for their services in representations during criminal and civil litigation, coming up with legal documents, and managing or advising customers on legal transactions. Lawyers also present and recapitulate cases before judges and juries. They come up with strategies to win cases and counsel clients regarding business transactions, liability of claims, and prudence of prosecuting or defending proceedings, or legal rights and obligations. Finding an individual to do this has proved to be a challenge among many persons worldwide, New Yorkers being no exemption.



Thanks to the new invention by New York State Bar Association a Lawyer Referral and Information Service accredited organization; New Yorkers will experience an easy and innovative technique of finding experienced lawyers. This is after the LRIS opened up ways for an online portal for persons in the hunt for a lawyer. One will be required to visit their website and just by a click of a button fill in the needs questionnaire. The questionnaire is review and person matched with an attorney near them. The service is available for 24 hours daily, it’s free of charge and one is under no obligation to retain their lawyer. Lawyers provided will also be of desirable expertise as they will have their qualifications checked by the Association. The LRIS telephone services will still be operational for individuals who prefer to use it. The site was a partnership between the association and Legal.io.



Jeremy L. Goldstein is a graduate from New York University School of Law and a holder of a Master of Science degree from University of Chicago. He is also a qualified Bachelor of Arts graduate from Cornell University notable with clean distinctions in all subjects. Jeremy works as an Advocate, founder and partner at a law firm devoted to counseling compensation boards, management teams, corporations in management compensation and corporate governance issues. His firm is known as Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC.



He has experience in Law which he gained while working at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz law firms. His major accomplishments include being part of the Goodrich buy off by United Technologies and the Merck/Schering Plough Corporation. Jeremy chaired mergers and acquisition board at the executive compensation committee in the American Bar Association Business Section. Mr. Goldstein writes and speaks frequently on corporate governance and continuity and management compensation matters. He has been recognized as a guru in compensation law by the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers.

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