Making Justice a Reality for Those Farthest from Its Reach
NDS was named #1 public defender office in the nation for the 2011-2014 term.
Philanthropedia, the leading source of information about non-profit organizations, assembled a national panel of foundation professionals, academics, researchers, nonprofit senior staff, policy makers, and other professionals working in the field, to select and determine the best non-profits in the country.
The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, (NDS) is known nationally and internationally for its innovative, community-based, holistic public defense practice. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to residents of upper Manhattan.