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september 22, 2014

Jennifer Simmons, Legal Aid lawyer and chief ACA Navigator, named leader in the law

Jennifer Simmons, supervising attorney in our Raleigh office and head of our statewide Affordable Care Act enrollment efforts, has been honored with a 2014 Leaders in the Law award by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

 

august 25, 2014

Seeking full-time AmeriCorps members for NC VetsCorps

The NC VetsCorp project, managed by MDC in Durham, is seeking full-time AmeriCorps members to place with host organizations throughout the state, including Legal Aid of North Carolina.

 

august 25, 2014

Upcoming CLEs on tenant rights, wills and advanced directives, and housing and employment claims

Register today for three upcoming Continuing Legal Education sessions.

 

august 18, 2014

Jennifer Simmons named 2014 Leader in the Law

Jennifer Simmons, supervising attorney in our Raleigh office and head of our Affordable Care Act outreach efforts, has been named a 2014 Leader in the Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.


august 14, 2014

Duke Law, Legal Aid launch new Civil Justice Clinic
Charles Holton, chair of our board of directors, will direct the new clinic, which will teach students basic civil litigation skills and provide them an opportunity to handle real cases involving Legal Aid clients.


august 12, 2014

Job Opening: Part-Time Attorney with The Child's Advocate
Our newest project, The Child's Advocate, is seeking a part-time attorney to work in its downtown Raleigh office.


August 1, 2014

Education advocacy highlighted in national legal journal

An article in the latest issue of the American Bar Association's ABA Journal mentions the work of our Advocates for Children's Services project.

 

July 30, 2014

Joint News Release from Brooks Pierce, Legal Aid of North Carolina and Mary's House

A Greensboro homeless shelter will receive $72,500 under a settlement agreement with the state of North Carolina over the shelter's right to receive federal funds.

 

july 15, 2014

CLE: LSC Regulation 1612 Dos and Don'ts

Volunteer Attorneys: Register to attend this Aug. 7 webinar to earn CLE credits and learn about the Legal Services Corporation's restrictions on lobbying.


july 11, 2014

CLE: Litigating "rent to own" and "lease with option to buy" contract cases
Learn about new state laws providing consumer protections in "rent to own," "contract for deed" and "lease with option to buy" contracts. Kate Woomer-Deters from the N.C. Justice Center will speak at the event.


july 1, 2014

Restraining order sought for victims of sexual extortion in federal housing subsidy program
Eight women are seeking protection from housing group employees who demanded sex for housing.


june 19, 2014

Legal Aid, The Child's Advocate join forces for Wake County children
The Child's Advocate, a nonprofit that represents Wake County children caught in high-conflict custody battles, is now a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina.


may 28, 2014

We are hiring!
Visit our Jobs page to learn more about openings in Ahoskie, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Rockingham and Wilson.


may 19, 2014

Register today for the free Elder Abuse Awareness Event next month
Check out our Facebook page for info on the free Elder Abuse Awareness Event in Concord next month.


april25, 2014

CLE webinar: Bed bugs and landlord/tenant law
Register today to attend a Continuing Legal Education webinar on bed bugs and landlord/tenant law next month.


march 6, 2014

Legal aid leader picked for new national health care fellowship
George R. Hausen Jr., executive director of Legal Aid of North Carolina, has been selected to participate in a new, national medical-legal fellowship program.


february 19, 2014

Free Affordable Care Act Presentation in Rockingham on Feb. 27
Consumers with questions about the Affordable Care Act are invited to a free presentation Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital, 925 Long Drive in Rockingham.


february 18, 2014

Free Affordable Care Act presentation in Pinehurst on Feb. 25
Consumers with questions about the Affordable Care Act are invited to attend a free presentation sponsored by Legal Aid of North Carolina and FirstHealth of the Carolinas.


february 4, 2014

North Carolina Legal Services Providers Generate $48 Million in Economic Impact
A recently released report finds the work of legal services providers across the state generated $48,775,276 in economic impact in 2012.


january 22, 2014

Complaint Filed with the U.S. Department of Justice Details Criminalization of Students in the Wake Co. Public School System
A complaint filed by Advocates for Children's Services alleges a pattern of discrimination and unlawful criminalization caused by school policing policies and practices in the Wake County Public School System.

january 21, 2014
CLE: Video Replay of 2013 Task Force Sessions
Our offices will host video replays of sessions from our 2013 task force meetings in January and February. All attorneys seeking Continuing Legal Education credit can register for the replays. Click here for the full list.

january 13, 2014
CLE: Effective Legal Representation in Veterans Law
Earn six hours of Continuing Legal Education credit and learn about the ins and outs of veterans law by attending a CLE program hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina at Wrightsville Beach on Friday, Feb. 14.

january 8, 2014
CLE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Webinar
Earn 1.5 hours of CLE credit by attending a webinar on substance abuse and mental health Thursday, Feb. 6, from 12-1:30 p.m. Lanée Borsman from the Hutchens Law Firm will present. Click here to register.

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Mission Statement

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 legal barriers to economic opportunity.

 

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