The College of Law and Pro Bono Advisory Board work hard to find as many pro bono and community service opportunities as possible. Students are also encouraged to create new opportunities. If you are interested in a specific project and need assistance, please contact the Board.
Current organizations that provide pro bono opportunities are listed below.
Volunteer Lawyers Project of CNY: https://vlpcny.org/
Hiscock Legal Aid: https://www.hlalaw.org/
Legal Services of CNY: https://www.lscny.org/
Vera House: https://www.verahouse.org/
Legal Assistance of Western NY, Inc.: https://www.lawny.org/
Just Cause: https://justcauseny.org/
CASA: Advocates for Children of NYS: https://www.casanys.org
Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York: https://plsny.org/
HRA OCJ Tenant Legal Services Providers (January 2021: https://law.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/HRA-OCJ-Tenant-Legal-Services-Providers-January-2021.pdf
Legal Aid Society: https://legalaidnyc.org/
NY Immigration Pro Bono Organizations, Updated January 2023: https://law.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/ny.pdf