Our Results

The City Bar Justice Center furthers access to justice by addressing unmet civil legal needs of New Yorkers struggling with poverty and other systemic socioeconomic barriers. The Justice Center mobilizes law firms, corporate legal departments, and other legal institutions to provide pro bono legal services; educates the public on pertinent legal issues; fosters strategic community relationships; and impacts public policy.

Click here to review CBJC’s 2021-22 complete impact report.

THE POWER OF PRO BONO

  • 30 STAFF

  • 1,800 PRO BONO ATTORNEYS
    MATCHED WITH CASES

  • $4M IN RAISED FUNDS

  • 23,700 NEW YORKERS HELPED

COVID-19 IMPACT

  • Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law
    Project’s Small Business
    Remote Legal Clinic
  • Planning & Estates
    Law Project’s Remote
    Legal Services for
    Frontline Health Care Workers
  • Legal Hotline COVID-19 Expansion

OUR RESULTS IN 2020-2021

Helped clients directly obtain $2.7 million in benefits and monetary awards
Leveraged over $15 million in pro bono legal services
317,000 people reached through online resources and information
22,000 hours of pro bono service provided
9,000 people assisted through community outreach
1,500 pro bono cases matched with an attorney volunteer