From left, Marricka Scott-McFadden, Bronx Deputy Borough President; Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner; and Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Courtesy photo
From left, Legal Hand director Ignacio Jaureguilorda; program associate Gyulnara Barnett; James Coger, volunteer coordinator – High Bridge; Bob Hammond, senior staff attorney at Bronx Legal Services; and Erica Maldonado, volunteer coordinator – Tremont. Photo: David Handschuh / NYLJ

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks on Aug. 2 joined State Assembly Member Latoya Joyner, Bronx Legal Services Project Director Jane Aoyama-Martin and community advocates to announce the launch of Legal Hand storefront centers in the Bronx neighborhoods of Highbridge and Tremont. The new Legal Hand sites will expand New York City’s network of storefront centers that provide free legal information, assistance and referrals in areas like housing, family, immigration, divorce, domestic violence and benefits.For more information about Legal Hand go to