Bay Ridge

Need a lawyer? Visit Harris’ office

August 11, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“Everyone has the right to sound legal advice regardless of income or the ability to pay,” Assemblymember Pamela Harris said. Eagle file photo by Paula Katinas

Assemblymember Pamela Harris to provide free legal assistance

If you need a lawyer, the place to go is state Assemblymember Pamela Harris’s office.

Harris (D-Coney Island-Dyker Heights-Bay Ridge) is working with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to provide free legal assistance for her constituents.

On Monday, Aug. 15, the NYLAG mobile van will be parked outside Harris’ district office at 8525 Third Ave. in Bay Ridge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Residents can seek help with any civil legal issues they’re facing, including problems with Medicaid, Medicare and other public assistance programs, according to Harris’ office. Counsel provided by NYLAG attorneys is free and confidential.

Residents are advised to bring with them all relevant documents and paperwork pertaining to their legal issues.

“I’m thrilled to be working with NYLAG to deliver a critical resource for my constituents,” Harris said in a statement. “Everyone has the right to sound legal advice regardless of income or the ability to pay. Through this free service, I hope residents can achieve a better peace of mind knowing that help is available to overcome challenges and come up with solutions.”

For more information, call Harris’ office at 347-560-6302. To schedule an appointment with a NYLAG attorney, visit https://mobilelegalhelpcenter.acuityscheduling.com/.