Provide Legal Services to North Carolinians Affected by Natural Disasters

Disaster Legal Services and other legal opportunities to support victims of natural disasters are available and looking for volunteers.

NCBA YLD/NCBF/LANC NC Disaster Legal Services (DLS) Pro Bono Volunteer: Click Here

Legal Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys Serving Storm Victims

Please view the following pages to learn more about the legal issues facing those affected.

North Carolina Disaster Assistance Manual: Click Here

– Resource and Referral Guide (Manual Section 16): Click Here

Other Trainings and Resources:

– Disaster Housing Issues for Pro Bono Attorneys: View the training held in partnership with LANC and the NCBA/NCBF

Disaster Legal Services Bootcamp for Pro Bono Attorneys: View the training held in partnership with the NC Comm. on Volunteerism and the NC Community Foundation

Stronger Than The Storm – Mapping the Legal Needs Caused by Hurricane Florence

Katherine Asaro – Attorney Focused on Coordinating Disaster Pro Bono Response

Katherine will be coordinating pro bono activities in response to Hurricane Florence.  Activities have included a volunteer attorney presence at Disaster Recovery Centers to answer legal questions and organizing Know Your Rights presentations, pro bono attorney trainings, and brief advice and counsel clinics.  Katherine’s position is funded by a grant from NC IOLTA and donations from Ellis & Winters, Kilpatrick Townsend, & Stockton, Nelson Mullins, and Troutman Sanders.


Email Sylvia Novinsky and Katherine Asaro for more information about how you can address the unmet legal needs of those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Sylvia Novinsky
Director, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
Main: (919) 890-1090
Direct: (919) 890-1094

Katherine Asaro
Senior Staff Attorney, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
Main: (919) 890-1090