The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
Founded over 25 years ago, The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem(NDS) mission is to provide comprehensive, collaborative and client-centered services that reflect the concerns and needs of our clients and community. By maintaining our primary office in the heart of Northern Manhattan, NDS has a community presence that provides a unique advantage of developing long term relationships with community organizations and members. NDS’ collaborative approach to representation ensures that a client is represented by a team of advocates in civil, criminal and family forums to address all of their complex legal needs. The uniqueness of our practice where attorneys, advocates, social workers, investigators and administrators collaborate on client representation ensures maximum client benefits.