Info on Organization Types

Civil Legal Aid Offices

Free legal help for all people with low incomes
Specialities: housing, family, consumer and public benefits. Referrals for help with other kinds of legal problems.

State Veterans Affairs Offices

Free non-lawyer advocates for veterans. Specialties: VA disability and other VA-related claims. May also provide referrals to local Veteran Service Organizations for non-lawyer help with VA claims.

JAG and Military Legal Assistance Officers

Free legal help for active duty military, including activated Reserve and National Guard. Not specific to branch of service. Specialties: deployment-related issues.

State Bar Lawyer Referral Offices

Free information and referral to a local lawyer who handles your type of case.

Lawyers will charge for their services. Specialities: Wide range of legal matters; some specialize in VA issues.


Includes law school clinics, locally-funded legal aid and pro bono projects.

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Free Services   Free services

Fee for Services   Fee-based services

Albany County Bar Association LRS

Albany , New York 12207

Bronx County Bar Association LRS

Bronx , New York 10451-2937

Brooklyn Bar Association LRS

Brooklyn , New York 11201-4294

Broome County Bar Association LRS

Binghamton , New York 13901-2908

Capital District Women's Bar Association

Albany , New York 12203

Dutchess County Bar Association LRS

Poughkeepsie , New York 12602-4865

Erie County Bar Association LRIS

Buffalo , New York 14202-2992

Ft. Drum Legal Assistance Office

Ft. Drum , New York 13602

Ft. Hamilton Legal Assistance Office

Brooklyn , New York 11252

Law Clinic & Justice Center

Albany , New York 12208
518-445-2304 (ask for law clinic)

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York Inc. - Binghamton

Binghamton, New York 13901
(607) 231-5900

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York Inc. - Cortland

Cortland, New York 13045