North Country Legal Services

Last Updated:February 19, 2004


100 Court Street

Plattsburgh NY 12901
County: Essex


  1. Peter Racette
    Executive Director
Telephone: (518) 563-4022 (800) 722-7380
Fax: (518) 634-4058

Hours of Operation

9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Services Provided

Legal counseling and representation

Legal counseling subject areas: variety of civil areas specializing in handicapped law education; mentally ill rights; disability claims; public entitlements; landlord/tenant problems; family problems; consumer issues; unemployment

Service Eligibility

Income level; need for free, civil legal services; county of residence

Referral Procedure

Telephone or personal contact; referral; collect calls accepted.

Fee Schedule


Volunteer Opportunities

Some matters referred to members of the private bar on a no-fee basis

Additional Information

Outreach Location in Essex County: Hand House, River Street, Elizabethtown (first and third Mondays of every month from 10:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.)


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