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Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Chelsea Barnes

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 in the Winston-Salem office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. I am a healthcare attorney, focusing primarily on certificate of need matters and litigation. My favorite thing about...

Mapping Reveals Extreme Racial Disparities in License Suspensions, New Website Offers Help

Mapping Reveals Extreme Racial Disparities in North Carolina Driver’s License Suspensions, New Website Offers Drivers Help RALEIGH — Using court data in combination with Geographic Information Systems tools, the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center (NCPBRC) has created “When Debt Takes the Wheel,” a story map project that reveals extreme racial disparities in North Carolina driver’s license...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Brandon Robinson

–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 primarily practice in the areas of corporate law, contracts, estate planning, and civil litigation (real property, business and commercial disputes).  Although based in Durham, my law practice is statewide, with...

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...