Legal Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys

PBRC Projects:

COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project

COVID-19 Small Business/Nonprofit Initiative

Opportunities to Volunteer:

Legal Aid of North Carolina: COVID-19 Response

NC Bar Foundation: COVID-19 Eviction Assistance Project

NC Bar Foundation: COVID-19 Legal Hotline Events (May 21, May 29, June 12)

NC Prisoner Legal Services: COVID-19: Caring for Incarcerated People

Issue-Based Trainings:

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

Written Resources:

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: COVID-19 Landlord/Tenant Fact Sheet

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: COVID-19 Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Loans

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: Debt Relief During COVID-19

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: Mortgages and Foreclosure During COVID-19

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: North Carolina Disaster Assistance Manual

NC Pro Bono Resource Center: Powers of Attorney, Guardianship, etc. Overview

North Carolina Updates:

NC Courts: COVID-19 Updates

NC Equal Justice Alliance: COVID-19 Press Release

NC Equal Access to Justice Commission: Legal Needs During and After the Pandemic

Helpful Information:

Arnold & Porter:  Analysis of CARES Act for Non-Profit Organizations

Brooks Pierce: Guide To SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy: COVID-19 Relief for N.C. Homeowners

Collateral Consequences Resource Center:  Applying for an SBA Loan with a Criminal Record

Fair Housing Project: Update Regarding Housing Discrimination and the Coronavirus

Legal Aid of NC: Coronavirus and Schools

Lincoln Derr: COVID-19 Updates and Client Alerts

McGuire Wood & Bissette:  COVID-19 and Employment Law Update (Video)

National Center for Medical Legal Partnership: Digest of COVID-19 Resources for Medical-Legal Partnerships

National Consumer Law Center: Major Consumer Protections Announced in Response to COVID-19

National Council of Nonprofits:  How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19

National Employment Law Project:  Unemployment Insurance Provisions in the CARES Act

National Housing Law Project: Summary and Analysis of Federal CARES Act Eviction Moratorium

NC Bar Association:  COVID-19 Blog Posts

NC Equal Access to Justice Commission: Stronger Than The Storm: Mapping the Legal Needs Caused by Hurricane Florence

NC Justice Center: Know Your Rights: Your Employment and COVID-19

Paul Weiss: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Center

Seyfarth Shaw: Nonprofit Guide to the CARES Act

US Chamber of Commerce: Coronavirus Emergency Loans: Small Business Guide and Checklist

WRAL: Feds Issue New Guidance for Paid Sick Leave & Small Businesses, Individuals

Questions?

Contact Sylvia Novinsky and Katherine Asaro for more information about how you can address the unmet legal needs of those affected by COVID-19.

Sylvia Novinsky
Director, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
sylvia@ncprobono.org
Main: (919) 890-1090
Direct: (919) 890-1094

Katherine Asaro
Senior Staff Attorney, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
katherine@ncprobono.org
Main: (919) 890-1090