The Urban Justice Center's pro bono program provides unique and rewarding opportunities for attorneys to serve New York City residents who otherwise may not be able to obtain legal representation. Pro bono opportunities are commonly available in the following areas:
• Housing Code Enforcement
• Workers' Rights
• Housing — Eviction Proceedings
• Consumer Rights
• Public Benefits
• Civil Rights
• Mental Health Law
• Access to Health Care
• Representing non-profit organizations (incorporation, tax issues, real estate, corporate governance)
Attorneys who work on projects with the Urban Justice Center typically find the projects to be extremely rewarding, and often obtain experience invaluable to their professional development. Many attorneys describe their Urban Justice Center pro bono projects as their favorite work. Attorneys who work at law firms that maintain a pro bono relationship with the Urban Justice Center are eligible to receive pro bono referrals.
CURRENT PRO BONO OPPORTUNITIES
If you are interested in working with the Urban Justice Center on a pro bono basis, please contact the appropriate Project Director with whom you wish to work.