Out-of-State Attorney Volunteers Welcome

The Supreme Court of North Carolina has approved a temporary amendment to the rules of the North Carolina State Bar that will allow attorneys from other states to register to provide pro bono assistance to those in North Carolina who were affected by Hurricane Florence. These volunteer legal services must be provided through a legal aid organization. This temporary amendment will expire on January 16, 2019.

Hurricane Florence Pro Bono Order: Click Here

Amendment to Rule .0905: Click Here

Out-of-State Attorney Volunteer Registration Form: Click Here

Rule Amendment Press Release: Click Here

Provide Legal Services to North Carolinians Affected by Hurricane Florence

Disaster Legal Services and other legal opportunities to support victims of Hurricane Florence are available and looking for volunteers.

NCBF/ LANC NC Disaster Legal Services (DLS) Hotline Intake Volunteer: Click Here

NCBF/LANC NC Disaster Legal Services (DLS) Pro Bono Volunteer: Click Here

NC (Disaster-Related) Free Legal Answers for Out-of-State Attorneys: Click Here

Legal Needs of those Affected by Hurricane Florence

Please view the following pages to learn more about why civil legal aid and pro bono legal services are important to the Hurricane Florence recovery effort, and to become familiar with some of the legal issues facing those affected.

Stronger Than The Storm – Mapping the Legal Needs Caused by Hurricane Florence: Click Here

North Carolina Disaster Assistance Manual: Click Here

Other Trainings and Resources:

  • Disaster Housing Issues for Pro Bono Attorneys; In-person and webcast training on Oct. 29 from 12- 1:30. For more information and to sign up, Click Here



Email Sylvia Novinsky for more information about how you can address the unmet legal needs of those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Sylvia Novinsky
Director, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
Main: (919) 890-1090
Direct: (919) 890-1094