FAQS For the Public
How can I find a lawyer?
The Brooklyn Bar Association can assist you in finding an attorney.
Our Lawyer Referral Service can refer you to regular attorneys who either charge regular fees or contingency fees for their services. The Lawyer Referral Service can be reached at (718) 624-0843. These attorneys will have a consultation with you and if you hire them their fees are whatever you agree to with the attorney.
The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project offers free legal advice and representation to people who cannot afford a lawyer. The Volunteer Lawyers Project, is the only program of our kind that operates borough-wide in Brooklyn, and the legal assistance they provide solves fundamental problems affecting people’s basic rights.
For the Legal Profession
Why should I join the Brooklyn Bar Association?
The Brooklyn Bar Association offers members incredible benefits and services, Continuing Legal Education and the opportunity to be a part of a community of lawyers that pride themselves on being both great attorneys and great friends.
The Brooklyn Bar Association is a 2,000 member strong organization that works to enhance and improve the practice of law in Brooklyn, New York.
Our organization’s home, located at 123 Remsen Street, is a landmark brownstone building which is convenient to the Federal State and Civil Courthouses.
The building boasts a meeting hall that is available for private functions, a library featuring free New York Westlaw for members in good standing and meeting rooms that can be reserved free of charge for use by members in good standing. Our publication, The Brooklyn Barrister, features articles and columns that keep our members up to date on developments in the law and in the legal community.
Our organization provides members services such as outstanding CLE programs, committees and sections for specific practice areas and networking opportunities at events such as our new member mixer and our annual dinner.
We service the Brooklyn Community through the Lawyer Referral Service, which helps connect people to attorneys who can assist with their legal needs.
For more information on joining the Brooklyn bar Association please contact Avery Eli Okin.