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Frequently Asked Questions About Representing a Pro Se Litigant

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FAQ's About Representing a Pro Se Litigant

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Representing pro se litigants is extremely rewarding work. But it also presents challenges that may be unfamiliar to you in your private practice. As such, this page is designed to answer some common questions that the Office of Pro Se Litigation receives from pro bono counsel. These answers are not intended as legal advice and should not be construed as such. If your question is not answered here, you are always welcome to call Margaret Malloy, Chief Counsel to the Office of Pro Se Litigation, for additional assistance. You can reach her through the Office's main number at (212) 805-0181.

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