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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 information to learn abot pro bono and resources to assist in your representation of low income and disadvantaged New Yorkers.
Interested in Volunteering?
Join the NYC Pro Bono Center to find local opportunities, keep up with the latest news, access our library of resources and trainings, and access our monthly e-newsletter. We encourage you to join this area if you are interested in learning about pro bono and want to be part of our community of 9,000+ members! We are grateful to our host organization partners, the Legal Aid Society and the City Bar Justice Center.
Join a Practice Area
Practice areas contain resources for legal professionals and law students by specific area of interest, such as family justice/domestic violence, housing, immigration or military pro bono. 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 and maintained with the help of our partners.
Interested in finding pro bono opportunities?
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 Pro Bono Opportunities Guide to help you find the right opportunity. You can search by county, area of law, or group served and can even search for national opportunities.
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.
On the Calendar you can find information about CLE trainings and other public interest legal events. New events are always right around the corner!
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About this site
You can also browse our national website, probono.net, and 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!
Save the Date! The 7th Annual National Pro Bono Celebration Week will be held from October 25 - 31 this year. Join the collective effort to help increase access to justice for all! Learn more
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