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Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Russell

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 primarily focus on commercial and municipal litigation. I enjoy helping clients solve complex problems and making arguments in court.   What is your most recent pro bono experience?  I am currently...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Patel

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 based in Greensboro, NC and take cases in Guilford, Forsyth, Surry, and Stokes counties. I practice exclusively family law. I love most the day in and day out contact...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Ashe-Card

Tell me about your regular practice area: Where do you practice and what do you do? What do you love most about your job? Currently, I serve as the Associate Director of Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Career and Professional Development at Wake Forest University School of Law. Prior to joining Wake Law,...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Brandon Cole

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 the law of discovery as part of the National Discovery Team for McGuireWoods.  In short, I specialize in the very first part of litigation – when the parties exchange...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Tom Harris

This edition of the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center Pro Bono Highlight features Tom Harris, the former Pro Bono Co-Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Government and Public Sector Section. If the name sounds familiar to attorneys practicing in the Triangle area, it’s no surprise: before recently retiring, Tom did everything from clerking...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Tiffany Burba

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 part of the transactional Intellectual Property Practice Group at Parker Poe in Raleigh, NC.  Our group works on a variety of deals involving the licensing or development of intellectual...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Chelsea Barnes

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 in the Winston-Salem office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. I am a healthcare attorney, focusing primarily on certificate of need matters and litigation. My favorite thing about...

Mapping Reveals Extreme Racial Disparities in License Suspensions, New Website Offers Help

Mapping Reveals Extreme Racial Disparities in North Carolina Driver’s License Suspensions, New Website Offers Drivers Help RALEIGH — Using court data in combination with Geographic Information Systems tools, the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center (NCPBRC) has created “When Debt Takes the Wheel,” a story map project that reveals extreme racial disparities in North Carolina driver’s license...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Brandon Robinson

–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 primarily practice in the areas of corporate law, contracts, estate planning, and civil litigation (real property, business and commercial disputes).  Although based in Durham, my law practice is statewide, with...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Angie Zimmern

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 the firm’s first pro bono director.  I am responsible for supporting and guiding pro bono leaders in all of our offices, sustaining and growing our pro bono partnerships with...