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Adam Heintz

Legal Services NYC

New York, NY, USA


Adam Heintz is the Director of Pro Bono Services for Legal Services NYC. Mr. Heintz works with staff and pro bono partners to create and manage pro bono projects, place cases, access in-kind resources, and match individual volunteers with appropriate LSNYC offices. Mr. Heintz also manages communications related to pro bono, builds and maintains relationships with private partners, and ensures that pro bono partners are adequately trained and supervised. Mr. Heintz has overseen a dramatic expansion of LSNYC’s pro bono program, with most measures more than doubling year over year. 

Prior to joining LSNYC, Mr. Heintz spent six years as a litigation associate at Morrison & Foerster, LLP, where he maintained an active pro bono docket. He clerked for the Hon. Cheryl L. Pollak, in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York. Mr. Heintz has served on the Pro Bono Advisory Council for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest. He is also a founding member of the Brooklyn Family Defense Project’s Associate Advisory Board. Previously, Mr. Heintz was employed as the HIV-Related Violence Program Coordinator at the New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, and as Director of Education at the Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project. Mr. Heintz received his B.A. from Oberlin College, and J.D. from NYU Law School.

Adam Heintz is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Successful Pro Bono Models for In-House Counsel: How to Effectively Provide Legal Assistance to Low-Income People , Friday, October 27, 2017
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation , Monday, April 02, 2018
Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies - Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies, Monday, April 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Briefing  On-Demand Web Briefing Successful Pro Bono Models for In-House Counsel: How to Effectively Provide Legal Assistance to Low-Income People - Successful Pro Bono Models for In-House Counsel: How to Effectively Provide Legal Assistance to Low-Income People , Thursday, November 02, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Notes Regarding Select Topics and Relevant New York Professional Conduct Rules - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Katie M. Lachter, Three Ethics Rules To Know Before Taking on a Pro Bono Matter, September 27, 2017,available at https://www.proskauerforgood.com/2017/09/three-ethics-rules-to-know-before-taking-on-a-probono-matter - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Susan Bryant, The Five Habits: Building Cross-Cultural Competence in Lawyers, 8 Clinical L. Rev. 33 (Fall 2001) - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Amy Barasch, Pro Pro Bono: Volunteer Lawyers Are an Essential Part of Access to Civil Justice (2016), Impact Center for Public Interest Law, Book 7, available at http://digitalcommons.nyls.edu/impact_center/7 - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
New York Rules of Professional Conduct (January 1, 2017), available at http://www.nycourts.gov/rules/jointappellate/ny-rules-prof-conduct-1200.pdf - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Pro Bono Legal Services, Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Registration of In-House Counsel, 22 N.Y.C.R.R. 522.8 - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Mark Bassingthwaighte, Is Agreeing to Do Pro Bono Work Risky? (September 10, 2013) - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Public Interest Pro Bono Association (PIPBA), Troubleshooting Pro Bono Relationships with Low-Income Clients - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Monday, April 02, 2018
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Monday, April 02, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation , Monday, April 02, 2018
Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies - Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies, Monday, April 02, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies - Pro Bono Basics: Best Practices and Practical Strategies, Monday, April 02, 2018
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation , Monday, April 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, April 05, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Pro Bono Basics New York 2019: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, April 11, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Pro Bono Basics New York 2019: Best Practices and Ethics, Thursday, April 11, 2019, New York, NY
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