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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...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Catherine Piwowarski

  Catherine Piwowarski is a former employment litigator who now works from home in New Bern while raising her children.  Catherine was called to action to help her community in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence: “So many people were left so badly off that I felt like anyone here whose home and possessions were not...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Katie Webb

Katie Webb is a solo practitioner in Kinston, North Carolina and a 2018 graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. Katie practices in criminal, family, civil litigation and veterans’ law, and she is accredited by the Veterans Administration to represent veterans before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals in their pursuit of earned benefits....

News Coverage of the Disaster Legal Response

Coverage of FEMA Clinic in New Bern on January 12, 2019: Coverage from WCTI 12, including marks from Justice Michael Morgan, Supreme Court of North Carolina. Coverage from WNCT 9, including remarks from Judge Linda Stephens, Hedrick Gardner; and Katherine Asaro, NC Pro Bono Resource Center: https://www.wnct.com/news/local-news/pro-bono-attorneys-host-free-clinic-for-those-impacted-by-florence/1707747439

Chief Justice Martin Announces Launch of Pro Bono Reporting

In an email sent to all active North Carolina attorneys, Chief Justice Martin announced the launch of the pro bono reporting period collecting information about NC Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1 activities in 2018. The text of the email follows. To report your 2018 pro bono hours, visit ncprobono.org/report. To view the signed letter from...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Anabel F. Rosa

Anabel Rosa is an attorney with the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in the Personal Injury Department. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Anabel has practiced in the areas of personal injury, civil rights, employment discrimination, and sexual harassment. She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) in...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Elizabeth Scott

Elizabeth Scott is a Partner at Williams Mullen. She also serves as a member of the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission; in that capacity, she works to improve the legal system and make it more accessible for low income individuals. Through her role on the Commission, Elizabeth learned of the work of the...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Denisse Gonzalez

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center is proud to highlight the work of attorneys making a difference through pro bono. Denisse Gonzalez works as Corporate Counsel for Cisco. Since becoming any attorney, Denisse has served as a pro bono volunteer to help people obtain protection from domestic abuse, obtain unemployment benefits, and assist a...

6.1 Reasons to Be A Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer

During this year’s National Celebration of Pro Bono, the NC Pro Bono Resource Center will be sharing 6.1 reasons for you to consider providing pro bono legal services. This list will continue to be updated as Pro Bono Week 2018 goes along! Reason 1: To Make A Difference In Your Community Reason 2: To Build...