Rising Tide Capital - Community Business Academy

Our exceptional community of volunteer attorneys provides high-quality, pro bono, business and transactional legal assistance to our nonprofit clients in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. By volunteering to assist our clients your legal work has a multiplier effect of positively impacting the communities the clients serve.

You can use and develop your experience and skills to provide assistance on a wide variety of legal issues in the following practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bylaws Review
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance/Compliance
  • Corporate Merger
  • E-Commerce/Internet
  • Employment/Labor
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental/Land Use
  • HIPAA


  • Immigration
  • Incorporation/Tax Exemption
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Lending/Finance
  • Nonprofit
  • Privacy
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Trusts and Estates

Our volunteer opportunities are uniquely tailored to suit the talents and needs of busy in-house counsel and law firm attorneys:

  • Our matters are screened, discrete, manageable and generally not time sensitive.
  • Every matter is coordinated by a Partnership staff attorney experienced in nonprofit law.
  • We will provide model documents, review drafts and offer other support as needed.
  • No minimum hours are required.
  • We can reassign your matter to another attorney if you become overburdened.
  • Where appropriate, we can pair counsel to work together.
  • We furnish liability insurance coverage for all volunteer attorneys.
  • Many of our projects are eligible for New York CLE credit or New Jersey Madden exemption.

See our current list of Volunteer Opportunities.

Become a Volunteer

For more information about volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership, please contact us at volunteer@probonopartner.org.