LiveHelpNY / Pro Bono Net

LiveHelp is looking for law students, law graduates and attorney volunteers to staff the LiveHelp chat service. Volunteers offer online, real-time assistance directing website visitors to relevant self-help materials, legal services organizations and court information. To apply online, please visit

50 hour credit is available.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: New York
  • Populations Served: General Public, Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, We staff the chat Monday through Thursday, 9am to 9pm, in 3-hour shifts - 9am to 12pm, 12pm to 3pm, 3pm to 6pm, 6pm to 9pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: Yes
  • Other Case Load Requirements: Minimum 50 hour commitment
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Hotline staffing
  • Other Project Types: Staff live chat service in English and Spanish
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Conduct Research
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: Staff live chat service
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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