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1911

At the Forefront of a National Movement

The first convention of Legal Aid Societies in America was held in Pittsburgh. Modeled after the first one, The Legal Aid Society in New York City, similar organizations were created throughout the country. Arthur von Briesen was hailed as the founder of the national movement.

Feature in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on Arthur von Briesen
Feature in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on Arthur von Briesen 1906