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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...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Graham Claybrook

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center is proud to highlight the work of attorneys making a difference through pro bono. Graham, who joined McGuireWoods in 2013, first became involved in pro bono work through the Council for Children’s Rights (CCR) in 2014. He received training from CCR and began to help provide legal representation...

Seeking Pro Bono Volunteers to Assist Survivors of Hurricane Florence

Pro Bono Volunteers Needed! As our neighbors in Eastern NC deal with devastating flooding and losses, many are thinking about ways to help, and we want to share two immediate ways for pro bono attorneys to help: Volunteer your time with the disaster response team led by Legal Aid of North Carolina and the NC...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Melissa Romanzo

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center is proud to highlight the work of attorneys making a difference through pro bono. Since joining Hunton Andrews Kurth in 2008, Melissa has contributed more than 750 hours to pro bono service. Melissa leads the firm’s pro bono partnership with Wells Fargo’s Law Department, in which volunteer lawyers...

Announcing the NC Pro Bono Resource Center Advisory Board

The NC Pro Bono Resource Center is excited to announce a new way in which it will be engaging volunteer communities across the state of North Carolina. The NC Pro Bono Resource Center Advisory Board is a group of eighteen members of the North Carolina legal community who will serve as a focus group for...

Highlighting Attorney Volunteer Todd Stillerman

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center is proud to highlight the work of attorneys making a difference through pro bono. Since he began practicing law in North Carolina in 1997, Todd has served community and faith-based organizations within the state. Todd joined the Board of Directors of Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy (CCLA) in...

Pro Bono Practice Status for Inactive and Out-of-State Lawyers

Pro bono practice status allows inactive and out-of-state lawyers to serve their community by providing pro bono legal assistance to indigent clients through a nonprofit legal services corporation.  Lawyers granted pro bono practice status will not incur membership dues from the North Carolina State Bar and will not be required to complete mandatory continuing legal...