CLASI Executive Director Dan Atkins Named One of Delaware’s “Most Influential” in Law

  Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) Executive Director Daniel Atkins has been named one of Delaware’s “most influential people” in the law for 2023 by The News Journal. Dan was recognized for CLASI’s efforts to increase access to justice for vulnerable Delawareans who need civil legal help but can’t afford an attorney, like domestic…

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CLASI Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting Student Debt Relief Program

Yesterday, Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) joined the Student Borrower Protection Center, the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, and more than 70 other legal services and borrower advocacy organizations in filing an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Biden Administration’s student loan debt relief program. The Biden program provides up…

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CLASI Offices Reopen for Walk-In Visitors

Beginning January 3, 2023, CLASI’s offices will reopen to unscheduled prospective clients or clients walking in on certain days and times. CLASI remains committed to serving our clients and community during the current public health threat, while striving to keep vulnerable staff and clients safe with appropriate health precautions. All individuals completing an intake in…

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Marilynn’s Story: Justice Prevails After 15 Years of Legal Advocacy

Marilynn’s Story: Justice Prevails After 15 Years of Legal Advocacy This holiday season, Marilynn R. finally received something she has wanted for over 15 years: justice. Her Social Security disability case shows how broken systems do immense harm to vulnerable people in our community. It also shows how our clients’ courage and perseverance, coupled with…

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CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program, UD, and Delaware Law School Volunteers to Monitor Polling Place Accessibility on Election Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2022 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Laura J. Waterland, Esq., Project Director Disabilities Law Program of CLASI 302-476-8509 / lwaterland@declasi.org The Disabilities Law Program (“DLP”) of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“CLASI”) will be monitoring selected polling places statewide for accessibility for people with disabilities during Delaware’s General Election on Tuesday,…

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