Celebrate Pro Bono

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Leora Moreno

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’m an Assistant Public Defender with the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office. Currently, I represent people charged with misdemeanors and property related felonies who can’t afford to hire an attorney. What...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Carson Smith

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 an Assistant Public Defender in Mecklenburg County. I have worked here since graduating from Wake Forest School of Law in 2016. I represent indigent clients who have been charged...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Kayla Frederickson

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 practice at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in our Raleigh office. I’m part of the Labor and Employment team. I work on a variety of litigation matters and defend employers in...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Jonathan Bogues

A graduate of NC State and the North Carolina Central University School of Law, Jonathan Bogues has a long history of service to communities in the state of North Carolina both within and beyond the legal profession. He has dedicated himself to mentoring youth, particularly young African American men, empowering them to achieve their academic...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Jarrad Smith

Jarrad Smith is an attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in their Winston-Salem Office. Jarrad works as part of the LitSmart® E-Discovery Team, providing a wide array of e-discovery related services including legal guidance, end-to-end operational discovery and document review, in addition to serving as discovery counsel for many of their clients. After Hurricane...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Katie Webb

Katie Webb is a solo practitioner in Kinston, North Carolina and a 2018 graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. Katie practices in criminal, family, civil litigation and veterans’ law, and she is accredited by the Veterans Administration to represent veterans before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals in their pursuit of earned benefits....

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Anabel F. Rosa

Anabel Rosa is an attorney with the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in the Personal Injury Department. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Anabel has practiced in the areas of personal injury, civil rights, employment discrimination, and sexual harassment. She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) in...

6.1 Reasons to Be A Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer

During this year’s National Celebration of Pro Bono, the NC Pro Bono Resource Center will be sharing 6.1 reasons for you to consider providing pro bono legal services. This list will continue to be updated as Pro Bono Week 2018 goes along! Reason 1: To Make A Difference In Your Community Reason 2: To Build...

Celebrating the Volunteers of The Child’s Advocate!

Last year, 530,000 of North Carolina’s children lived in poverty, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Project. This astonishing number means that nearly 1 in 4 children lived at or below the federal poverty level, limiting available resources for necessities like housing, food, health care, and transportation. While growing up in poverty...

Chief Justice Martin Encourages NC Attorneys to Report Pro Bono Legal Service

Sent by email to North Carolina attorneys on March 23, 2018. Dear North Carolina Attorney, We are fortunate to be a part of a profession working toward the ideal of equal justice under law, which is one of the ultimate goals of our legal system. One integral way that we as North Carolina lawyers move...