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barriers to economic opportunity.
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.
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
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
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
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
from the Hutchens Law Firm will present.
Click here to register.
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