Yisroel Schulman is President and Attorney-in-Charge at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG). Mr. Schulman has been lead counsel on over one dozen federal and state court class actions. Prior to his association with NYLAG, Mr. Schulman was a faculty member at the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University. While there, Mr. Schulman was responsible for teaching second and third year law students Public Benefits and Entitlement Law. Concurrently, Mr. Schulman served as the Supervising Attorney for Cardozo Bet Tzedek Legal Services. Earlier, as staff attorney for the JASA Legal Assistance Program, Mr. Schulman represented senior citizens on a broad variety of matters including Medicaid, home care, public benefits, housing and guardianship. He continues to lecture regularly to groups of elderly individuals on the legal issues affecting them and sits on the Board of Directors of several charitable agencies. In August 2000, he received New York State's Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Public Service in the Legal Profession.
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