You can become a member of this practice area by clicking on Join this area. It is not necessary to take a pro bono case to join, but there are many nonprofits that would welcome and benefit from pro bono legal help as they pursue their efforts to improve the quality of life in New York's neighborhoods!
Pro bono legal assistance, in the practice of "Community Development & Nonprofit Law," is one important tool that enables nonprofit groups to work more efficiently and to maximize their impact in the communities in which they operate.
Resources in this Practice Area
***NEW: Albany Law School's Nonprofit Formation Tool, a web-based document assembly tool for easily creating a certificate of incorporation and by-laws for a non-membership-based non-profit under NY law.
This practice area offers a variety of features to support your work on behalf of nonprofit clients. The Library contains memoranda and outlines on legal topics as well as sample forms that are useful to attorneys representing nonprofits. The Roster contains a information on other members of this practice area.