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Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Angie Zimmern

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 the firm’s first pro bono director.  I am responsible for supporting and guiding pro bono leaders in all of our offices, sustaining and growing our pro bono partnerships with...

Pitt County pursues racial and economic justice through the Driver’s License Restoration Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pitt County elected judicial officials have completed a restorative justice project providing relief for unpaid traffic debt affecting the driving privileges of 3,200 local residents, and a new website, ncfairchance.org, will allow previously ticketed drivers to see if this relief applies to them. District Attorney Faris Dixon partnered with other Pitt County...

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

Announcing the NC Pro Bono Resource Center Advisory Board

The NC Pro Bono Resource Center is excited to announce a new way in which it will be engaging volunteer communities across the state of North Carolina. The NC Pro Bono Resource Center Advisory Board is a group of eighteen members of the North Carolina legal community who will serve as a focus group for...

Support Victims of Hurricane Harvey

As Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey, lawyers across the country are mobilizing to help. Here are some resources if you want to provide legal assistance: The Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation has set up a fund to support legal services in Texas in the wake of the storm. Lawyers admitted to practice in Texas can look here, here and here for...

Welcome the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

On September 1, 2017, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont celebrated its 50th anniversary addressing the civil legal needs of low income people in the Charlotte area. In celebration of this history of good work, LSSP has updated its name — it will now be known as the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. To learn more...

Campbell Law Professor Collins named to N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law Assistant Clinic Professor Allegra Collins is one of 170 attorneys named to the inaugural N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society. Collins and her colleagues were recognized for each having donated 50 or more hours of legal services during 2016 through the state’s inaugural voluntary pro bono reporting effort. Download the complete...

Steven Scoggan Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Ellis & Winters LLP is pleased to announce that Steven Scoggan has been inducted into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society as part of its first inaugural class recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina.  The honor society recognizes attorneys who donated 50 or more hours of legal services during 2016. Steven’s pro...