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Allison Constance Receives the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of American Law Schools

Allison regularly volunteers for the Pro Bono Resource Center’s initiatives such as the Driver’s License Restoration and Housing Stability projects. She recently received the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of American Law Schools’ Pro Bono and Public Service Section. Read below to learn more about Allison’s pro bono work and how it has impacted...

Chief Justice Newby Encourages Attorneys to Report 2021 Pro Bono Information

Letter sent by email to North Carolina Attorneys in January 2022. View the official letter here.   January 10, 2022 Dear North Carolina Attorney, The past year has been a challenging one for us all. A global pandemic has altered how our justice system operates for many months, challenging our shared abilities to help meet...

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Now Hiring: Spanish Language Driver’s License Restoration Contract Attorney Contracting Organization: The NC Pro Bono Resource Center, a program of the NC Equal Access to Justice Commission. Job Type: Part-time, temporary (approximately 20 hours per month through Dec. 2022) Location: Remote Salary: $50/ hour for up to twenty hours per month Background: The North Carolina...

More Than 800 Residents Benefit From Restorative Justice Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office, in collaboration with the Buncombe County Clerk of Superior Court, and Buncombe County District Court Judges recently completed a restorative justice project providing relief for unpaid traffic debt affecting the driving privileges of more than 800 people. This mass debt relief project provided relief for drivers...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Matthew Crow

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I’m a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law. My father practiced consumer bankruptcy law for 30 years before I joined his office and I’ve taken over that focus for the past 21 years.  Our office is located...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Penni Bradshaw

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I have practiced immigration law with the labor and employment boutique firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, since 2005. I started out with Kilpatrick Townsend in 1980 doing employment law litigation, and overtime began transitioning to immigration,...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Allison Standard Constance

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I am the Director of Pro Bono Initiatives at UNC School of Law. I do some general students affairs work but spend most of my time coordinating and supervising the Pro Bono Program at Carolina Law. I...

Highlighting Pro Bono Attorney Emily Dezio

What is your regular practice area: Where do you work? What do you love most about your job? I practice primarily in family law with a significant amount of appellate work, some district court criminal and some special proceedings. I am self-employed. Emily Sutton Dezio, P.A. I love those moments when I am able to...

Chief Justice Newby Encourages Attorneys to Report Pro Bono Information

Letter sent by email to North Carolina Attorneys on March 15, 2021. View the official letter here. March 15, 2021 Dear North Carolina Attorney, The past year has been a challenging one for us all. A global pandemic has fundamentally altered how our justice system operates for many months, challenging our shared abilities to help...