Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® is a not-for-profit corporation established to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and other vulnerable populations who have civil legal problems.

About LawNY

LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people in 14 counties in western New York.

LawNY® offices may be able to help you with problems such as welfare terminations, divorces, evictions, SSI denials, or other legal problems if you are eligible for our services.

We provide services to 14 counties in western New York including: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Click the county you live in to find the LawNY® office location closest to you. 

Justice Notes Archive

July 2017 - B-LAW-G New York: Veterans Edition

June 2017 - Child Support Arrears Cap

May 2017- Reflections on the Impact of an AmeriCoprs Paralegal

April 2017- Leading the Fight Against Housing Discrimination for 18 Years

March 2017- 2017 Summer Internship Program

February 2017- Pro se Initiatives

January 2017- Staying True  to Our Roots- The Community's Lawyers

December 2016-Equal Justice Works Expands LawNY® Services To Vulnerable Populations