Welcome to probono.net/ny!
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 about pro bono and resources to assist in your representation of low income and disadvantaged New Yorkers.
May Volunteer Spotlight - Osvaldo Garcia
|The NYC Pro Bono Center proudly spotlights a volunteer each month, to both honor and recognize pro bono volunteers as well as inspire others to volunteer themselves. We feature Osvaldo Garcia from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP for his work as the founder and current director of the Cadwalader Black and Latino Association Immigration Clinic. Don't forget to check out our May newsletter to stay up to date on pro bono opportunities, news and trainings! Learn More|
Legal Aid Society's 2015-6 CLE Pro Bono Training Series
Click here to download the training bulletin from the NYC Pro Bono Center and register your interest for these free trainings. All of these trainings are listed in our NY training calendar, and resources will be shared in the NYC Pro Bono Center library.
Interested in Volunteering?
Join the NYC Pro Bono Center
Join the NYC Pro Bono Center to access our library of resources, discover pro bono opportunities, stay up to date on news, trainings and events, and receive our monthly e-newsletter. Please join our community of 9,000+ members dedicated to increasing access to justice! The NYC Pro Bono Center is co-hosted by Pro Bono Net, the Legal Aid Society and the City Bar Justice Center.
Join a Practice Area
Practice areas contain helpful resources for legal professionals 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.
Search for Pro Bono Opportunities
Ready to start searching for pro bono volunteering opportunities online? Our Pro Bono Opportunities Guide is a free and easy to use online searchable database of available pro bono opportunities. You can search by county, area of law, client group served and can even search for national opportunities. 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... start searching now!
Attorney Emeritus Program
If you are an attorney in good standing and 55 years of age or older, scroll through our Attorney Emeritus Program pages to learn about tailored opportunities.
Browse our Training Calendar
On the calendar you can find information about relevant pro bono and public interest trainings and events, very often with CLE credit attached and usually for free. New events are always right around the corner!
TIP! Send an email to email@example.com to receive an overview of the month's upcoming trainings and public interest events right in your inbox at the beginning of each month.
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. Probono.net includes more than 95,000 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!
In honor of National Reentry Week (April 24-30), probono.net/ny is proud to spotlight our NY Reeentry Resource Center. This specialized practice area is hosted by the Bronx Defenders, and is a network and information clearinghouse on prison, reentry, and the consequences of criminal proceedings. Learn More
- Identifying and Addressing Elder Fraud, Exploitation, and Abuse, May 31
- E-learning Course: Grounds of Inadmissibility, Jun 1
- Prison Litigation 2016: Practical Strategies (Free) (Live and Webcast), Jun 2
- U Visa Hot Topics, Jun 2
- Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2016 (Live and Webcast), Jun 3
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- Thomson Reuters Foundation launches Place to put land and property rights on global news agenda, May 16
- Civil Liberties Attorney Michael Ratner Dies at 72 , May 13
- Survey Finds NY Excels in Some Facets of Access to Justice , May 12
- Justice Index 2016 Launches Today, May 11
- City Bar Justice Center Gala: Spring into Pro Bono, May 4
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