Legal Assistance

You can receive legal assistance and lawyer referrals through the New York City Bar Association and Law Help NY.

Cases handled include:

  • Accidents and medical malpractice
  • Criminal defense
  • Employment discrimination and wage disputes
  • Immigration
  • Marriage and family-related cases
  • Property, landlord, and tenant issues
  • Workers' compensation and work-related injuries

Additional assistance and referrals are available to the following groups:

  • Seniors age 60 and older
  • Veterans
  • City employees with questions about conflict of interest law
  • Foreign diplomats, consular officers, UN staff members, and City agencies who may have complaints or problems related to the international community