Volunteer Spotlights

Paralegal Volunteer Spotlight – Teri Strom from Bank of America

Teri Strom, NCCP will soon be celebrating her twentieth anniversary as a senior litigation paralegal at Bank of America. She previously spent 19 years as a litigation paralegal in both California and North Carolina law firms. She loves working in-house and appreciates Bank of America’s great benefits, but most of all, she cherishes the relationships...

Celebrating Jared Smith’s Work with the Equal Access to Justice Commission

Jared Smith attended UNC School of Law and began working for the Equal Access to Justice Commission in 2016, as a third-year law student. His research as a volunteer helped develop the idea for the NC Pro Bono Resource Center (PBRC), a program of the Commission. Jared says, “I count myself fortunate to have worked...

Highlighting Housing Stability Project Volunteer, Kayla Britt

The Pro Bono Resource Center is delighted to recognize the volunteer efforts of NCDOJ Attorney, Kayla Britt, for her outstanding work with the Housing Stability Project. Read below to learn more about Kayla’s day job, pro bono experiences, and why pro bono is such an important part of her career. “I am an Assistant Attorney...

Highlighting Volunteer Attorney, Kim Silver

Kim Silver has been volunteering on a continuous basis with the PBRC since early October 2021. However, her role differs from most of our other volunteers because she has assisted behind the scenes and attended staff meetings. This work has filled a PBRC need in ways that have been integral to many of our projects....

Allison Constance Receives the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of American Law Schools

Allison regularly volunteers for the Pro Bono Resource Center’s initiatives such as the Driver’s License Restoration and Housing Stability projects. She recently received the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of American Law Schools’ Pro Bono and Public Service Section. Read below to learn more about Allison’s pro bono work and how it has impacted...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Matthew Crow

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I’m a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law. My father practiced consumer bankruptcy law for 30 years before I joined his office and I’ve taken over that focus for the past 21 years.  Our office is located...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Penni Bradshaw

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I have practiced immigration law with the labor and employment boutique firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, since 2005. I started out with Kilpatrick Townsend in 1980 doing employment law litigation, and overtime began transitioning to immigration,...