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Attorneys have a professional responsibility to assure access to justice for those financially unable to afford a lawyer.

Information and resources on pro bono service are provided here to assist attorneys in meeting this responsibility.

Pro Bono Reporting Requirements - Revised May 1, 2015

Pro Bono Bar Admission Requirements

Pro Bono Scholars Program

Pro Bono Legal Services by Registered In-House Counsel

Volunteer Attorney Programs



"We are fortunate that, in New York State, so many lawyers embrace a culture of service, recognizing the ethical and social responsibility to volunteer their time and legal expertise to help ensure that we are providing for the justice needs of all."

- Former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman