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.

Reporting Requirements

Bar Admission Requirements

Scholars Program

Legal Services by Registered In-House Counsel

Volunteer Attorney Programs

Attorney Emeritus Program



"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