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Legal Aid of North Carolina, Raleigh Office

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Celia Mansaray
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider

Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove barriers to economic opportunity.  Legal Aid of North helps individuals, families and communities with legal problems affecting basic human needs such as family, housing, education, employment and income.

Legal Aid of North Carolina'sRaleigh office serves Johnston and Wake counties.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Johnston, Wake
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Veterans
  • Populations Served: Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Law school clinic, Law Students, Lawyers, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers, Small and medium law firm attorneys
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Weekends
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Client intake and screening, Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Legal Research, Litigation: Support (e.g., discovery), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students, Prepare legal education materials, Transactional work
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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