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Paralegal Volunteer Spotlight – Teri Strom from Bank of America

Teri Strom, NCCP will soon be celebrating her twentieth anniversary as a senior litigation paralegal at Bank of America. She previously spent 19 years as a litigation paralegal in both California and North Carolina law firms. She loves working in-house and appreciates Bank of America’s great benefits, but most of all, she cherishes the relationships...

Celebrating Jared Smith’s Work with the Equal Access to Justice Commission

Jared Smith attended UNC School of Law and began working for the Equal Access to Justice Commission in 2016, as a third-year law student. His research as a volunteer helped develop the idea for the NC Pro Bono Resource Center (PBRC), a program of the Commission. Jared says, “I count myself fortunate to have worked...

Highlighting Housing Stability Project Volunteer, Kayla Britt

The Pro Bono Resource Center is delighted to recognize the volunteer efforts of NCDOJ Attorney, Kayla Britt, for her outstanding work with the Housing Stability Project. Read below to learn more about Kayla’s day job, pro bono experiences, and why pro bono is such an important part of her career. “I am an Assistant Attorney...

Highlighting Volunteer Attorney, Kim Silver

Kim Silver has been volunteering on a continuous basis with the PBRC since early October 2021. However, her role differs from most of our other volunteers because she has assisted behind the scenes and attended staff meetings. This work has filled a PBRC need in ways that have been integral to many of our projects....

Join Our Team!

Now Hiring: Spanish Language Driver’s License Restoration Contract Attorney Contracting Organization: The NC Pro Bono Resource Center, a program of the NC Equal Access to Justice Commission. Job Type: Part-time, temporary (approximately 20 hours per month through Dec. 2022) Location: Remote Salary: $50/ hour for up to twenty hours per month Background: The North Carolina...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Starling B. Underwood III

–Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job?  I am a Senior E-Discovery Attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s LitSmart® E-Discovery Team working in the Firm’s Winston-Salem office. The LitSmart team handles all operational e-discovery (collection through production) and...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Catherine Piwowarski

  Catherine Piwowarski is a former employment litigator who now works from home in New Bern while raising her children.  Catherine was called to action to help her community in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence: “So many people were left so badly off that I felt like anyone here whose home and possessions were not...