Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

  • Location:
    90 Maple Avenue
    White Plains, NY 10601
  • Phone: 914-949-1305
  • Fax: (914) 949-6213
  • Website:

The Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Volunteer Attorney Program handles civil legal matters that cannot be undertaken by LSHV staff due to limited resources.  Types of issues that are referred to volunteer attorneys include family, consumer, landlord/tenant, elder, wills, name changes, employment and other miscellaneous matters.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Public Benefits, Veterans
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, Juveniles, Low Income, Military/Veterans, Persons with Disabilities, State Residents, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • CLE pro bono comments: " Attorneys are eligible to receive one CLE credit hour for every two 60 minute hours (120 minutes) of accredited pro bono legal services performed, and are permitted to report ten credits for pro bono work during each reporting cycle
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Legal Research, Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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