Pro Bono & Volunteer Opportunities Elementor

Our community needs your help. NCBA Members are presented with a myriad of opportunities to provide assistance to Nassau County residents and small businesses in need.

Access to Justice Committee

NCBA, Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Nassau Suffolk Law Services, Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, Assigned Counsel Defender Plan, Hofstra and Touro Law Schools and Nassau County government work together to provide information on free and reduced fee legal resources, coordinate legal services for the community and strengthen the core of volunteer attorneys through education and professional development.

Contact Madeline Mullane at the NCBA 516-747-4070 ext. 1228 or mmullane@nassaubar.org for more information.

Mock Trial Tournament 

Encourage and motivate high school students to consider a career in the legal profession by serving as a team coach or trial judge as teams argue a case in a real courtroom during the annual Mock Trial competition.

Contact Stephanie Ball at 516-747-4077 or sball@nassaubar.org for more information.

Mortgage Foreclosure Clinics

In 2008, NCBA became the first bar association in New York State to address the looming mortgage foreclosure crisis. Volunteer attorneys provide one-on-one consultations at free monthly clinics to any Nassau County homeowner who is facing foreclosure. Clinics are 3-5:30 p.m. at the Bar’s headquarters in Mineola. (Pro bono legal consultation only; no legal services are performed.) 

Members may also represent homeowners pro bono at court-mandated conferences with mortgage holders, which are held twice a day, Monday through Thursday in Supreme Court. Attorneys from all practice areas are welcome; training on the newest foreclosure laws and procedures is provided.

Contact Madeline Mullane at the NCBA 516-747-4070 ext. 1228 or mmullane@nassaubar.org for more information.

Speakers Bureau

Love to talk about the law? We have an audience for you! More than 500 attorneys participate in our Speakers Bureau, the most important component of our public education program, bringing an understanding of the law to local citizens. Our attorney speakers go into the community, addressing students, business groups and organizations of every description to education the public by disseminating accurate information regarding local, state and federal law and legal issues.

Contact Stephanie Ball at 516-747-4077 or sball@nassaubar.org for more information.

Student Mentors

Provide valuable adult guidance and serve as a role model for at-risk middle school students in one-on-one sessions at a local middle school. The commitment is twice a month for less than an hour, but the rewards you receive are immeasurable. Mentors are always in demand.

Contact Stephanie Pagano at NCBA 516-747-4070 or spagano@nassaubar.org for more information.

WE CARE Fund

The WE CARE Fund is the nationally-recognized charitable arm of the Nassau County Bar Association. Participate in annual fund raising events such as the Stephen W. Schlissel Golf & Tennis Classic, Dressed to a Tea Fashion Show and Raffle, or Gingerbread University for local children. Lend a hand at the annual Children’s Festival for disadvantaged youth, trips to a baseball games, and help at clothing and food drives. There is something for everyone!

Contact Han Xu at NCBA 516-747-4070 ext. 1226 or hxu@nassaubar.org for more information.