Pro Bono Status

Pro Bono Practice Status for Inactive and Out-of-State Lawyers

Pro bono practice status allows inactive and out-of-state lawyers to serve their community by providing pro bono legal assistance to indigent clients through a nonprofit legal services corporation.  Lawyers granted pro bono practice status will not incur membership dues from the North Carolina State Bar and will not be required to complete mandatory continuing legal...

Pisgah Legal Services Volunteer Shares Importance of Pro Bono Status

PRESENTATION TO NCBA SENIOR LAWYERS DIVISION October 7, 2017 Blowing Rock, NC Gerald Kirksey Pro Bono Attorney Pisgah Legal Services Thank you, NCBA, for making it possible for this Tennessee lawyer to volunteer at Pisgah Legal Services.  I am authorized by the NC Bar to work as an Out-of-State Attorney at Pisgah and Jim Barrett...

Pro Bono for Retired Attorneys

If you are a retired North Carolina attorney and want to volunteer, you can continue to contribute through pro bono service. Even if you have an inactive license, there are various ways you can get involved. Some pro bono opportunities at legal aid do not require attorneys to have an active license in North Carolina....

Pro Bono for Out of State Attorneys

If you are an attorney licensed in another state (whether you are active or inactive) who wants to volunteer, we can work together to find a pro bono opportunity for you. Some pro bono activities at legal aid do not require attorneys to have an active license in North Carolina. Examples include assisting with intake...