Building Communities, Ensuring Opportunity & Achieving Justice

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A’s purpose is to provide high-quality legal assistance to low-income individuals and community groups in Brooklyn. We view legal assistance in terms of community development, education, and mobilization, as well as traditional representation. To that end, we partner with and provide legal services to effective local grassroots organizations that have a demonstrated commitment to our common goal of social and economic justice.

Latest Brooklyn A News

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    NY Times Reports on Major Brooklyn A Victory that Restores Beloved Client to Her Home

    Following a groundbreaking court decision, a Brooklyn A client returns home. Forced from her apartment because of extreme landlord harassment, she refused to give up despite immense suffering. Brooklyn A fought for three years to protect her rights. Today marks...
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    Brooklyn A Sounds Off on Tenant’s Rights in Daily News Op-Ed

    Check out the op-ed by Brooklyn A’s Marty Needelman, Shekar Krishnan, and Samuel Chiera in today’s New York Daily News.  It calls on our government to stop ignoring  landlords who force low-income families from their homes. In the article, they...
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    Giving Tuesday

    SUPPORT BROOKLYN A ON GIVING TUESDAY DECEMBER 2, 2014   WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2,...
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    Thank You for a Successful Annual Partnership Awards Benefit

    Thank you to all who attended our  Annual Partnership Awards Benefit at Weylin B. Seymour’s.  It was a beautiful night, celebrating all those who so work hard to protect vibrant, diverse communities throughout New York City.  We were grateful to...
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    YPJ Service Event

    We want to thank everyone who came out to our Young Professionals for Justice (YPJ) Service Event at Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation. We had a wonderful time building a roof for a chicken coop and winterizing the gardens Below...
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    Welcome Back Shekar Krishnan- Our New Director of the Group Representation Unit!

    We are thrilled to welcome back Shekar Krishnan as the Director of our Preserving Affordable Housing Program Group Representation Unit! Following his graduation from the University of Michigan Law School, Shekar served as an attorney with Brooklyn A in the...

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