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Chemung County Neighborhood Legal Services

  • Location:
    215 E. Church Street, Suite 301
    Elmira, NY 14901
  • Phone: (607) 734-1647
  • Fax: (607) 734-1018

We are a civil legal aid program serving indigent clients in the four counties of Chemung, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins and offer pro bono opportunies in all areas of poverty law.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Chemung, Schuyler, Tioga, Tompkins
  • Area of law: Consumer, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Prisoners, Public Benefits
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Low Income, Native Americans, State Residents, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Paralegals
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • 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

Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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