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Campbell Law Professor Collins named to N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law Assistant Clinic Professor Allegra Collins is one of 170 attorneys named to the inaugural N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society. Collins and her colleagues were recognized for each having donated 50 or more hours of legal services during 2016 through the state’s inaugural voluntary pro bono reporting effort. Download the complete...

Steven Scoggan Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Ellis & Winters LLP is pleased to announce that Steven Scoggan has been inducted into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society as part of its first inaugural class recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina.  The honor society recognizes attorneys who donated 50 or more hours of legal services during 2016. Steven’s pro...

N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society Inducts Seven Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys

The North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission has named seven Robinson Bradshaw attorneys to its N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society inaugural class. Members each provided at least 50 legal service hours to pro bono clients in 2016. Pro bono legal services are provided without fee or expectation of fee to persons of limited means,...

Five Poyner Spruill Attorneys Recognized for Pro Bono Efforts

Raleigh, NC – Five Poyner Spruill attorneys have been inducted into the inaugural cohort of the Pro Bono Honor Society by the N.C. Supreme Court. J.M. Durnovich, Andrew H. Erteschik, Eugene S. Griggs,Caroline P. Mackie and Mike McIntyre were among 170 attorneys named to the cohort. “Every attorney at Poyner Spruill gives back to the state...

N.C. Pro Bono Resource Center Announces Inaugural Pro Bono Honor Society Inductees

The Supreme Court of North Carolina recognizes 170 attorneys who donated 50 or more hours of legal services during 2016 through the state’s inaugural voluntary pro bono reporting effort. These 170 attorneys make up the first cohort of the N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society. According to the N.C. Pro Bono Resource Center (PBRC), North Carolina...

Support the National Pro Bono Celebration by Getting Involved

The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center joins the ABA and the legal community in a national celebration of attorneys’ pro bono contributions.  In 2014, North Carolina volunteer attorneys provided 18,000 hours of pro bono legal services worth more than $3.6 million.  We have much to celebrate, but a great demand remains. 80% of the...

The Pro Bono Resource Center Launches Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting

How many hours of pro bono service have you contributed in the last year? In the last two years? In the last ten? North Carolina attorneys are generous with their time and financial contributions.  Rule 6.1 of the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct encourages attorneys to provide at least fifty hours of pro bono...

NC Pro Bono Resource Center Turns 1!

  The NC Equal Access to Justice Commission launched the NC Pro Bono Resource Center in April of 2016. The NC Pro Bono Resource Center is one of only a handful of statewide pro bono resource centers in the country. The goal of the NC Pro Bono Resource Center is to increase pro bono participation...

Pro Bono for Retired Attorneys

If you are a retired North Carolina attorney and want to volunteer, you can continue to contribute through pro bono service. Even if you have an inactive license, there are various ways you can get involved. Some pro bono opportunities at legal aid do not require attorneys to have an active license in North Carolina....

Pro Bono for Out of State Attorneys

If you are an attorney licensed in another state (whether you are active or inactive) who wants to volunteer, we can work together to find a pro bono opportunity for you. Some pro bono activities at legal aid do not require attorneys to have an active license in North Carolina. Examples include assisting with intake...