Fill 271 Created with Sketch.
The Legal Aid Society
Get Help search Created with Sketch.
Gift & Payment Information
Team LAS

Team LAS: Sarah Cohen

A novice runner for several years, this will be Sarah Cohen’s first official marathon. Running 26.2 miles in a single stretch is no small feat and find finding the time to train is not always easy to come by. Sarah is motivated by this opportunity to support Legal Aids mission and she is inspired to do this by the hard work of all her colleagues in the Bronx Neighborhood Office.

Even though things have settled down a little since March of last year, Sarah and the Eviction Defense team are still busy in the Bronx. While the Eviction Moratorium will likely stay in place for the time being, she explains that there’s been a significant uptick in illegal lockouts. “It’s really easy to evict someone illegally,” she explains. Landlords who own one or two properties either don’t know the law, or ignore it completely. We have also seen many tenants who are subleasing apartments getting locked out. Our clients come home from work, and find the key doesn’t work. Cases like this can go on for months, with complications such as a new tenant moving into the client’s former apartment while the case is pending.

A dedicated attorney, a new mother, and soon-to-be marathoner, we are thrilled to have Sarah on Team LAS. On November 7th, she’ll join tens of thousands of other runners on the journey throughout all five boroughs to raise funds to support the very work that she does every day.



Field Is Required Enter A Gift Amount:

Is This a Tribute Gift?

If you are making a gift In Honor or In Memory of someone, please let us know how you would like us to notify the tributee:

E-Card By Mail

Billing Information

If you donate and have not already registered, you will receive periodic updates and communications from The Legal Aid Society.

Payment Information

Payment Method:

Credit Card Information:

Credit Card Type:
  • Discover
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
What is this?

Check Information


Please note that the 3% increase only covers today's transaction and does not apply to any future recurring transactions. Contributions are 100% tax-deductible and will be used in the area of greatest need.

With your support, we can make a lasting difference in the lives of our clients.