Volunteer Legal Services Rochester

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester is a non-profit organization that provides direct civil services to adults and children, including secular representation and related social services. We ensure that those seeking justice have the opportunity to receive a fair and full hearing. We receive legal solutions that have a positive impact on our clients and the community. VLP staff and volunteers provide free civilian services to low-income people. In accordance with new government guidelines, the Volunteer Lawyers Project is transitioning to a remote work environment until further notice. Only essential employees will come to our Buffalo office, and we ask our customers to call the drop-in lines listed below. Thank you for your understanding. Family Law Issues – (716) 823-3255 Housing Issues – (716) 828-8460 Immigration Matters – (716) 847-0662 ext. 301 Unemployment Benefits Questions – (716) 847-0662, ext. 324 To Become a Divorce Client – (716) 847-0662 x 807 For All Other Legal Matters – (716) 847-0662 x 324 VLP offers a number of legal advice and counseling clinics in the West New York area. Working with partners at the Rochester Legal Services Coalition (RLSC), JustCause will ensure that there are no unmet civil rights needs for low-income members of our community.

We will create an environment in our community that values access to legal aid so that every person is treated with dignity, equality and fairness. To ensure that these rights have real meaning, we will strive to provide a highly qualified and enthusiastic lawyer to anyone who otherwise cannot obtain representation in civil matters. To apply for our services, please complete our online application. Donate now to help VLP provide legal services to low-income people. Visit our legal aid directory to find legal help, or chat with a LiveHelp representative to help you navigate the site. Improve the quality of life for low-income residents of Monroe County by ensuring that a group of qualified volunteer lawyers is available to resolve serious legal issues. «Going to the Volunteer Lawyer Project for help got me out of those courtrooms so I could live again. Rising Champions for Justice and Hodgson Russ LLP are proud to present Beers and Volunteers, a meeting with the Volunteer Lawyers Project. After a long break, Rising Champions for Justice, Hodgson[…] Talented and dedicated professionals at your service. VLP offers a variety of pro bono opportunities for lawyers in Western New York. «.

I was represented by a VLP lawyer and she went above and beyond to explain everything completely. and explored all options. Love them! «The help of VLP has allowed me to continue going to school, working and having a better life here. «VLP provided me with a wonderful lawyer. She stood up in the courtroom and fought as if she were me! We were right and the other side withdrew its petition. The U.S. tax system is an ever-changing and confusing set of rules that we all have to navigate every year. Once you have navigated this[…] Don`t take our word for it – here`s what our clients are saying: Legal Aid Rochester believes in due process and equal protections promised in our state and federal constitutions.

Everyone at VLP is shocked, sad and angry about the racially motivated killings in our city over the weekend. In this time of tragedy, we can support each other and.