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We welcome your interest in joining our justice community of pro bono and legal services attorneys, legal professionals and law students. This site contains helpful resources to assist in your representation of low income and disadvantaged New Yorkers.
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Practice areas contain resources for legal professionals and law students by specific area of interest. Join one of the New York or National practice areas listed on the left to gain access to a variety of resources specific to that area, including news, events, sample pleadings, training webcasts, available cases, and more. Membership in each practice area is separate.
Interested in pro bono opportunities in New York City?
Join the NYC Pro Bono Center to find local opportunities, online video trainings, volunteer features, and helpful resources, including our monthly e-newsletter. We encourage you to join this area if you are interested in learning about pro bono generally. We are grateful to our host organization partners, the Legal Aid Society and the City Bar Justice Center.
NY State Opportunities Guide
Interested in volunteering, and want to find out more about what opportunities are available? Whether you are a Trusts & Estates lawyer in Greene County... a law student in Albany looking to help victims of domestic violence... or a litigator in Manhattan looking to help a community organization... we have a free and easy-to-use online guide to help you find the right opportunity. You can search by county, area of law, group served or by type of volunteer.
Attorney Emeritus Program (Senior Attorney Opportunities)
Scroll through our new Attorney Emeritus Program pages for more information about the opportunities available for senior attorneys in good standing and 55 years of age or older. The Attorney Emeritus Program provides an exciting new avenue for experienced lawyers to use their expertise on behalf of New Yorkers in need.
Sandy Legal Aid
A collection of resources to help advocates working on Superstorm Sandy related issues for members of the NYC Pro Bono Center.
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About this site
You can also browse our national website, probono.net, where you can gain access to 30 State sites and a number of national pro bono initiatives. Pro Bono Net includes more than 75,000 advocates from hundreds of public interest organizations and private firms, and annual page views approaching 4 million. Join our community of lawyers serving the public good today!
Ropes & Gray attorney Meaghan Korson provided 1,250 hours of volunteer work to the victims of domestic abuse in all areas of law and all segments of the community." Learn more
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