Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods. By connecting lawyers, nonprofits, and communities, we help nonprofits to develop affordable housing, stimulate economic development, promote community arts, strengthen urban health, and operate and advocate for vital programs for children and young people, the elderly, and other low-income New Yorkers. Learn more about us...

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Lawyers Alliance for New York, originally the Council of New York Law Associates. Learn about our history and share your memories...


Change lives by putting your corporate, tax, real estate, employment and other legal skills to work for dynamic nonprofit organizations. Join Lawyers Alliance's legal staff and our network of lawyers from more than 100 law firms and corporations to make a difference.
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Becoming a volunteer
Advance your organization with quality, affordable legal services from Lawyers Alliance's experienced staff and volunteers. Lawyers Alliance's legal representation, resource call hotline, and practical educational programs will help your nonprofit meet the challenges it faces every day.
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Becoming a client
Explore how Lawyers Alliance helps nonprofit organizations make a positive and enduring impact on low-income communities in New York City. We connect them with dedicated lawyers, making New York a better place to live and work.
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Read the new 45th Anniversary newsletter.

Read the latest Monday's Memories flashbacks and Wednesday's Work case examples. 

Sixth Edition of Advising Nonprofits, released Fall 2014.

Read our Legal Alert and FAQs on the Nonprofit Revitalization Act.