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Volunteer Lawyers Program - Civil

Participating Volunteer Attorneys

In General
Schedule Time to Volunteer
Affirmation of Completion

In General

If you have completed the requisite training by attending the training session, you now qualify to schedule your volunteer time and satisfy your 20-hour commitment to the Civil Court.

You will be providing an important public service by helping unrepresented litigants who are in need of legal assistance and guidance with Consumer Debt cases in the Civil Court's Help Center.

For additional information or questions about your volunteer service, contact Laurie B. Milder, Special Counsel, NYS Courts Access to Justice Program, at 646-386-5850, or email

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Schedule Time to Volunteer

At this time, volunteer opportunities for the Civil Division of the Volunteer Lawyers Project are only available in the Civil Court's Help Center in New York County on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9AM-5PM (closed 1PM-2PM for lunch), and in Kings County on Monday - Friday from 2:15PM-4:30PM. Please note that the New York County Help Center can accommodate 3-4 volunteers at the same time. After checking availability, please schedule your volunteer time. Please call 646-386-5425 or email the dates and times that you wish to volunteer. After your request is received, a confirmation will be sent to your email address.






























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