The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University offers students opportunities to engage in pro bono service on a not-for-credit basis.
Public Service Certificate Program. This program provides Hofstra Law students the opportunity to volunteer with nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and private law firms, or practitioners doing pro bono work. Students who participate receive a certificate from Hofstra Law recognizing their public service.
Hofstra Law’s director of pro bono, externship and fellowship programs helps students find appropriate placements with various service organizations, law firms, agencies and private practitioners. Students interested in public interest opportunities should contact Franca Sachs, the director of pro bono, externship and fellowship programs, at email@example.com or 516-463-0386.
Unemployment Action Center (UAC). The UAC is a nonprofit, student-run corporation that offers free advice and representation to persons denied unemployment benefits. Its office is in Room 015.