We deliver justice in every borough, working tirelessly to make our city a better place.
The Legal Aid Society is built upon one simple but powerful belief: that no New Yorker should be denied the right to equal justice.
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Justice is Essential
New York City is facing compounding crises. A pandemic, a national reckoning over racial justice, looming mass evictions: all of these and more have upended life for New Yorkers across the city, putting the health of everyone at risk. Now, as we have always done in times of crisis, we are fighting to keep our city safe.
New York lawmakers pushed through a sweeping package of rent laws that will strengthen protections for vulnerable tenants. For decades, we have advocated to keep our city affordable for all New Yorkers.
Standing with Immigrants
We’re keeping our city safe for immigrants. See what we are doing to help, and join us in our fight for our fellow New Yorkers.
Representing All of New York
What We Do
The Legal Aid Society works throughout New York City to ensure everyone has access to justice. Our expert teams work across practice areas on nearly every area of law that impacts New Yorkers.
At The Legal Aid Society collaborations with our communities fuel the work we do in each and every courtroom in New York City, and inform our policy and law reform efforts to benefit all New Yorkers.
Join our team of experienced, dedicated social justice advocates, lawyers, and change agents.
Every individual who works with The Legal Aid Society is an essential part of our mission to deliver equal justice and racial equity. We are united by our values, and we work tenaciously to ensure that our clients receive the very best.