Articles & FAQs

Q&A with WFU Faculty Director of Pro Bono, Wendy Parker

From which law school did you graduate? University of Texas Who is your employer? Wake Forest University School of Law What is your job title? Faculty Director of Pro Bono, James A. Webster Professor of Public Law What do you love most about your job? Law school is known for being a pressure cooker. Thankfully,...

Q&A with PBRC Volunteer Peter Robinson

Tell us about your regular practice area. Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? As you might see from the robe, I am a criminal defense counsel in international criminal courts and war crimes tribunals in Europe and Africa. I defend leaders charged with responsibility...

Q & A with Casey Burke from Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

From which law school did you graduate? Northeastern University School of Law Tell us about your regular practice area. Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? I recently went from being a trial attorney- mostly as a criminal defense attorney- to working with both Charlotte...

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....