438 Main Street l 7th Floor l Buffalo, NY
(716) 847-0662


Build Your Career With VLP

Do you have a passion for the law and helping people in need?  Volunteer Lawyers Project will be a great fit for you.

Working at VLP will bring you together with talented individuals from diverse backgrounds who have a wide variety of skills and experience that collectively work towards helping low-income people in our community.  In addition to helping the community, VLP is committed to helping its employees.  Here are just some of the benefits of pursuing an exciting and fulfilling career at VLP:

– Competitive Salary – Fully Paid Health Insurance Premiums – HRA Contributions – Pension – 403b – Dental Insurance – Life/AD&D Insurance – Long-Term Disability Insurance
– Hybrid Remote Work w/ Flexible Schedule – FSA & Dependent Care FSAs – 14 Paid Holidays – Generous PTO – Employee Assistance Program – Employee Resource Group – Commitment to Work/Life Balance

Current Career Opportunities

Asylum Contract Mentoring Attorney – Remote Position

VLP is seeking a Contract Pro Bono Mentoring Attorney to lead our Afghan
Asylum Project, mentoring pro bono attorneys in immigration cases.
This position will be 100% remote.


ONA Immigration Lawyer – Batavia, NY Office

VLP is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to join our Immigration Program, in their Batavia, NY office. This office handles work at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia.


Generalist Attorney – Civil Unit
Buffalo, NY Office

VLP is seeking an attorney for our general civil legal services program. This attorney will carry a caseload comprised of cases from a variety of civil practice that include unemployment insurance benefits, property tax foreclosure, divorce, end of life planning, and consumer debt.


Staff Attorney: Family Law – Buffalo, NY Office

Full-time attorney for our Family Law unit. This attorney will be funded under a grant from the NYS Office of Victims Services and will work on a joint project with CELJ, Center for Resolution and Justice, and Haven House.


Volunteer Opportunities  with VLP

At VLP, hundreds attorneys have volunteered their legal expertise to our clients. We are grateful to our volunteer attorneys. It is a wonderful and rewarding experience to help those in need. We are always looking for those dedicated to the service of others to volunteer their legal expertise to our clients.

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