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

  • Location:
    19 Chenango Street
    2nd Floor
    Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Phone: (607)723-7966
  • Fax: (607) 724-7211

We provide general legal services to low-income residents of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer,Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego Counties.

We have pro bono opportunities in the areas of bankruptcy, consumer, child support, divorce, estate planning, housing and almost any other civil area. Attorneys can volunteer for Attorney of the Day projects, clinics, Telephone advice through our Legal Helpline, or extended service. CLE credit, malpractice and pro bono recogition are provided. Training and mentoring and co-counsel opportunities are available. No caseload or hours requirement. Volunteers may participate long distance on appropriate projects and cases.

The greatest demand is for divorce representation with priority given to cases involving spouses who have been abused. Most cases handled by volunteer attorneys are uncontested divorce cases. A small number of consumer cases, primarily bankruptcies are also referred.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Life Planning, divorce and bankrupcy
  • Populations Served: General Public
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • Training / Supervision Comments: training provided upon request
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • CLE pro bono comments: CLE credit is provided both for cases and mentoring by volunteer attorneys
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Conduct Research, Draft or Translate Legal Documents, Mentor Volunteer Lawyers
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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