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Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York (Syracuse Office)

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Arlene Sanders
    (607) 723-7977
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider
  • Location:
    Suite 300B
    472 South Salina St.
    Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Phone: (315) 475-3127
  • Fax: (315) 475-2706

We offer the following Pro Bono opportunities to lawyers to assist clients who are unable to afford legal services: a consumer law clinic run at our office for brief advice and service, review of home loan documents before closing, Pro Se Divorce Clinic providing assistance to clients in completing their own forms, individual referrals for almost any civil matter in which assistance/representation is needed and is not provided elsewhere in the legal services community.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego
  • Area of law: Arts, Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Paralegals
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Weekends
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

Kate Powers is an associate in the litigation department at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School where she served as a Notes Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She currently volunteers with Her Justice in New York. Read More

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