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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...

Prioritizing Pro Bono Legal Service

  North Carolina attorneys are generous with their time in support of equal access to justice for all members of our state. Our profession has even adopted Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1, which encourages each attorney to provide 50 hours of pro bono legal services each year to those unable to afford them without expectation...

Pro Bono and Malpractice coverage—less complicated than you might think!

  As the director of the new North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, I often get asked about how the intersection between pro bono cases and malpractice insurance. In fact, according to a 2014 North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission survey, lawyers say that one of the biggest barriers to taking on a pro...

Pro Bono and Malpractice Insurance

  What is LPL? Lawyers Professional Liability insurance coverage. This type of coverage is also commonly referred to as malpractice insurance, errors & omissions insurance, or E&O. Do I need liability coverage? Claims arising from pro bono activities are very rare, and most states do not require an attorney to have liability insurance in order...

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TheeDesign Launched Our New WordPress Website

COMPANY is proud to announce that our newly redesigned website has launched. Our new site was built by Raleigh web design and internet marketing company, TheeDesign, in WordPress. WordPress is an easy-to-use content management system that makes it easy for our team to manage and update our website by ourselves. We have implemented an interactive...