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This site contains helpful resources for probono & legal services attorneys, law professionals, and law students to assist in your representation of low income or disadvantaged clients. Please join one of the substantive practice areas or the more general NYC Pro Bono Center.
Register for PLI's First Ever Open Interactive Course
Running from August 4-8, 2014, Effective Communication with the Legal Services Client is free to anyone who wants to learn more about how to meet the unique challenges posed by pro bono clients. Topics include Initial Client Meetings, Barriers to Effective Legal Representation, and more. View the calendar to learn more about this online course or go ahead and register now!
Attorney Emeritus Program (Senior Attorney Opportunities)
The Attorney Emeritus Program (AEP) provides an exciting new avenue for experienced lawyers to use their expertise on behalf of New Yorkers in need. Attorneys in good standing who are 55 years of age or older and have practiced for at least 10 years will be able to apply for a new registration status - Attorney Emeritus. Retired attorneys who enroll in the Attorney Emeritus Program are exempt from the $375 registration fee and CLE requirements. All who register as an Attorney Emeritus will be required to perform at least 60 hours of pro bono service over the 2-year registration period.
Scroll through our new Attorney Emeritus Program pages for more information about the AEP and to learn how to get involved.
Join a Practice Area
Practice areas contain resources for legal professionals and law students. 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.
If you're interested in consumer issues, we highly encourage you to visit out newest practice area, the NYC Consumer Debt Defense Project.
On the Calendar you can find CLE trainings and other public interest legal events. New events are always right around the corner!
Send us an email to receive an overview of the month's upcoming trainings right in your inbox at the beginning of each month.
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 an easy-to-use online guide will help you find the right opportunity.
Interested in pro bono opportunities in the New York City area?
Join the NYC Pro Bono Center to find local opportunities, online video trainings, and helpful resources.
Read the News to keep up on the latest pro bono and legal aid news.
Sandy Legal Aid
A collection of resources to help advocates working on Superstorm Sandy related issues.
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About this site
probono.net/ny is powered by Pro Bono Net and hosted by over 20 of the leading pro bono and legal aid organizations in New York. Launched in 1999, probono.net/ny now has over 10,000 members and growing. Choose a practice area and join this community of lawyers serving the public good today!
Seth Rosner, a trial attorney based in Garden City, is the Nassau County Bar Association's May 2014 Pro Bono Attorney of the Month in recognition of his consistent volunteering of time and expertise at the NCBA's twice-monthly Sandy Recovery Clinics. Learn more
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- 16th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2013 Term, Jul 29
- Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free), Aug 1
- Effective Communication with the Legal Services Client (FREE), Aug 4 - Aug 08
- Medicaid Managed Care, Aug 6
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- Albany Collaboration to Help Domestic Violence Victims, Jul 22
- Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Institutional Structure of Communty Based Legal Aid, Jul 22
- Medicaid Home Care Cuts Are Unjust, Lawsuit Says, Jul 17
- The Ethics of Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinics, Jul 17
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