Legal Referral Service to Host Free Legal Information Fair for Law Day 2015

The New York City Bar Legal Referral Service, together with the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, will host a free legal information fair in observance of National Law Day, on May 1st from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Collect Pond Park (Leonard Street between Centre and Lafayette) in Manhattan. Community leaders and representatives from the New York State Courts and social service organizations will be available to answer questions and provide information about their services. At the fair, residents will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about their legal rights and how to be proactive in addressing legal issues they may confront
  • Pick up helpful brochures, forms, and other materials that discuss common legal topics
  • Get a free consultation with an experienced lawyer who can help answer questions
  • Discover whether they have a legal issue and find out whether they need a lawyer
  • Find out if they should seek help from a local, state, or federal agency and, if so, which one
  • Learn about other legal services providers that can handle their specific issue

Lawyers will be available to provide basic information and advice on such issues as landlord/tenant law, consumer law, estate planning/elder law, foreclosure, bankruptcy prevention, small claims court, divorce and family law, and more. For additional information, call LRS at 212-382-4732 or email us at