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Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Leora Moreno

Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? I’m an Assistant Public Defender with the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office. Currently, I represent people charged with misdemeanors and property related felonies who can’t afford to hire an attorney. What...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Carson Smith

Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? I am an Assistant Public Defender in Mecklenburg County. I have worked here since graduating from Wake Forest School of Law in 2016. I represent indigent clients who have been charged...

Pitt County pursues racial and economic justice through the Driver’s License Restoration Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pitt County elected judicial officials have completed a restorative justice project providing relief for unpaid traffic debt affecting the driving privileges of 3,200 local residents, and a new website, ncfairchance.org, will allow previously ticketed drivers to see if this relief applies to them. District Attorney Faris Dixon partnered with other Pitt County...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Kayla Frederickson

Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? I practice at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in our Raleigh office. I’m part of the Labor and Employment team. I work on a variety of litigation matters and defend employers in...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Jonathan Bogues

A graduate of NC State and the North Carolina Central University School of Law, Jonathan Bogues has a long history of service to communities in the state of North Carolina both within and beyond the legal profession. He has dedicated himself to mentoring youth, particularly young African American men, empowering them to achieve their academic...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Starling B. Underwood III

–Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job?  I am a Senior E-Discovery Attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s LitSmart® E-Discovery Team working in the Firm’s Winston-Salem office. The LitSmart team handles all operational e-discovery (collection through production) and...

Highlighting Pro Bono Volunteer Rachel Royal

NC Paralegals Leading the Charge for Pro Bono Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? I have experience in family law and insurance defense, but I currently am employed at the City Attorney’s office in Wilmington. I support...

Chief Justice Beasley Announces Launch of Pro Bono Reporting and Faith & Justice Alliance

Letter sent by email to North Carolina Attorneys on January 8, 2020. View the official letter here. January 6, 2020 Dear North Carolina Attorney, Each year, North Carolina lawyers demonstrate our commitment to ensuring equal access to justice for all by giving thousands of hours of pro bono service.  The provision of free legal services...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Jarrad Smith

Jarrad Smith is an attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in their Winston-Salem Office. Jarrad works as part of the LitSmart® E-Discovery Team, providing a wide array of e-discovery related services including legal guidance, end-to-end operational discovery and document review, in addition to serving as discovery counsel for many of their clients. After Hurricane...