Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office

Please note that Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island CLARO will not be operating on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 27th, Thanksgiving;
  • Thursday, December 25th, Christmas; and
  • Thursday, January 1st, New Year's Day.


CLARO is organized through the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program.  (Read about the Access to Justice Program at Each CLARO Program is able to serve its borough's residents because of the dedication and collaboration of our Partner organizations. For more information on each of our Partner organizations below please click through to their individual websites.


Bronx County Bar Association

Fordham Law School's Feerick Center for Social Justice

Legal Services NYC - Bronx

New York City Bar Association

NYU Law School's Debtor's Rights Project


Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project

Brooklyn Law School


Fordham Law School's Consumer Law Advocates

Legal Services NYC - Manhattan

Fordham Law School's Lincoln Square Legal Services - Tax & Consumer Litigation Clinic

Fordham Law School's Feerick Center for Social Justice

New York County Lawyers' Association


Queen's Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.

St. John's University School of Law

Staten Island

The Richmond County Bar Association

The Staten Island Women's Bar Association

Wagner College

Interested in a particular borough's CLARO Program?

  • For more information on individual CLARO Programs, please click the borough you are interested in on the tabs above.