Disaster Relief

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 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...

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....

News Coverage of the Disaster Legal Response

Coverage of FEMA Clinic in New Bern on January 12, 2019: Coverage from WCTI 12, including marks from Justice Michael Morgan, Supreme Court of North Carolina. Coverage from WNCT 9, including remarks from Judge Linda Stephens, Hedrick Gardner; and Katherine Asaro, NC Pro Bono Resource Center: https://www.wnct.com/news/local-news/pro-bono-attorneys-host-free-clinic-for-those-impacted-by-florence/1707747439

Seeking Pro Bono Volunteers to Assist Survivors of Hurricane Florence

Pro Bono Volunteers Needed! As our neighbors in Eastern NC deal with devastating flooding and losses, many are thinking about ways to help, and we want to share two immediate ways for pro bono attorneys to help: Volunteer your time with the disaster response team led by Legal Aid of North Carolina and the NC...