Legal Links

Law and Advocacy Resources on the Internet

Legal Organizations and Bar Associations

Legal Services Corporation Home Page
NYC Bar Association
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
Legal Aid Society of Nassau County
Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County



New York Law Journal
Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter


Information and Research Tools

Cornell Law Legal Information Institute
Code of Federal Regulations
Internet Legal Research Group
LawHelp NY

New York’s Utility Project
SevereNet - Social Security Disability benefits law information and resources
Using the Americans with Disabilities Act to Protect the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities in TANF Programs: A Manual for Non-Litigation Advocacy - NCLEJ has just released the 2011 edition, authored by Cary LaCheen, a national expert on the application of federal disability rights laws to public benefits programs.
New York Health Access
New York State Department of Health Marketplace – LI Navigator Agency List

Associations, Commissions and Other Web Help

ADA Home Page
United Spinal Association
Federal Student Aid Office of the Ombudsman
Job Accommodation Network
Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc.

Medicare Rights Center
National Council on Disability
New York State Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
New York State Department of Family Assistance
Social Security Online
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Veterans and Military Assistance


Pro Bono and Non-Profit Legal Services

Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
Empire Justice Center
The IOLA Fund of the State of New York - Funding for legal assistance to low income New Yorkers.
National Senior Citizens Law Center - The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities. - Helping to increase the availability of legal representation to low income people by creating a virtual community of public interest lawyers, both nationally and regionally.
Breaking Barriers is a student run service for formerly incarcerated Suffolk County residents who are experiencing problems in reentering society and the workforce. For assistance email
Pro Bono Partnership - A service to Long Island’s non-profit community. Includes information sessions and referrals to community agencies who require legal advice pertaining to non-litigation matters such as corporate governance, tax-exempt law, contracts, and other business related legal matters. Call 914 328-0674 x323

Western New York Law Center
New York State Unified Court System Forms

Guardianship Forms
Suffolk County District Court Forms
Name Change Forms and Requirements