Legal Aid of NC, Lawyer on the Line

Lawyer on the Line provides a straightforward avenue for attorneys to provide basic legal advice and service to those in need. Lawyer on the Line attorneys volunteer to commit from one to four hours each month to assist Legal Aid-eligible clients by providing brief advice by phone in one or more selected areas of practice.

The North Carolina Bar Association and Legal Aid of North Carolina partner to offer the Lawyer on the Line Project. To register for Lawyer on the Line, visit the NCBA's website.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: North Carolina
  • Populations Served: Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, 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), Hotline staffing
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Conduct Research
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: Provide brief advice over the phone
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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