Justice Matters. It's Your Right.

Our Services

Since 1996 our lawyers have helped over 450,000 people in cases involving homicides and major trials, domestic violence, youth felonies, and immigrants charged with criminal offenses.

Criminal Defense


Social Work

For legal help,
call 1-844-QUEENSD

Our team members connect clients to resources and alternatives to incarceration, educate adults and adolescents about their legal rights, provide prevention and mentoring programs for youth, and reduce the impact of a criminal record on employment, housing, education, and public benefits.

Queens Defenders represents people who have been charged with a crime in Queens and cannot afford to hire a lawyer. Queens Defenders lawyers are usually assigned to clients by the court following their arrests. We also provide services to people who visit one of our Outreach Centers.