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Volunteer Lawyers Project
 237 Main Street
 Buffalo, NY 14203
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VLP's dual mission is to:
(1) provide quality free civil legal services for low income people and smaller not for profit groups; and
(2) to effectively involve volunteers in the delivery of those services.

Functions and Responsibilities
The Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is a program created by Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., (NLS) and the Bar Association of Erie County.

The primary function of this organization is to recruit, train and coordinate the work of over 800 volunteer attorneys; provide client intake, case screening and matching of clients and attorneys.

VLP consists of private attorneys who represent low-income people for free. To see what areas assistance is available for, check the Services menu.

In The News
Read more about our Family Court Help Desk on page 7 of the NYSBA Pro Bono Newsletter and see page 17 for a complete list of VLP's 2013 Award Recipients
VLP Launches Federal Court Help Desk
Family Court Help Desk in Full Swing
Jessica Lazarin receives New York State Bar Association’s Citations for Special Achievement in Public Service
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