Celebrate Pro Bono

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...

Support the National Pro Bono Celebration by Getting Involved

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center joins the ABA and the legal community in a national celebration of attorneys’ pro bono contributions.  In 2014, North Carolina volunteer attorneys provided 18,000 hours of pro bono legal services worth more than $3.6 million.  We have much to celebrate, but a great demand remains. 80% of the...