Pro Bono work in the legal field in New Jersey is incredibly valuable. Attorneys offering these services provide legal aid to individuals or organizations who might not otherwise have access to it due to financial constraints. It’s an opportunity to contribute to the community, support social justice causes, and ensure that legal representation is available to those in need.
There are various ways for attorneys to engage in this type of work. They can collaborate with legal aid organizations, participate in legal clinics, offer their expertise to non-profit organizations, or take on individual cases. The type of work can range from providing advice and consultations to representing clients in court.
You might consider our free legal advice or assistance. This could involve:
- resolving immigration-related problems
- responding to foreclosure or eviction proceedings
- stopping creditor abuses
- helping veterans access benefits and privileges associated with their service
- removing barriers to accessing income supports, child support, healthcare, public benefits, affordable housing, education and employment
About Princeton Justice Initiative Pro Bono Services
Princeton Justice Initiative is a 501(c)(3) that advises and protects at-risk and disadvantaged families caught in the civil legal system. The organization plans to expand its cadre of volunteer attorneys thanks to its newly minted Pro Bono Certification from the State of New Jersey. The organization is actively recruiting lawyers interested in fulfilling their pro bono requirements. Volunteer attorneys can give an hour or two (or more) of in-person or phone time.
Princeton Justice Initiative is the only 501(c)3 nonprofit social impact and legal aid organization in the country specifically aimed at lifting people out of poverty by offering holistic and individualized assistance.
Princeton Justice Initiative is an all-volunteer organization. Our volunteers come from diverse cultural, faith, socio-economic and professional backgrounds. Princeton Justice Initiative serves New Jersey.