Law360: NYC Tenant Bar, Judge Clash Over Looming In-Person Trials

“Jared Trujillo, president of ALAA, added Monday that he will not send his members to court until there has been a “meaningful” meeting between the court’s public health experts and outside experts hired by the unions.

Hundreds of attorneys could potentially withhold their labor citywide, according to Trujillo, depending when other boroughs move to resume in-person housing court trials.

ALAA and LSSA represent 2,000 civil and criminal defenders of the indigent at more than 12 organizations in New York City, including the Bronx Defenders, Neighborhood Defender Service, Mobilization for Justice and Legal Services NYC, in addition to the Legal Aid Society.”

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