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We are 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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 Board of Directors

​Executive Committee

Clayton D. Morgan, Esq.ChairDuke Energy CorporationRaleigh
Gonzalo E. Frias, Esq.Vice-ChairWells Fargo Legal DepartmentCharlotte
Francisco J. Benzoni, Esq.TreasurerN.C. Department of JusticeRaleigh
E.D. Gaskins, Jr., Esq.SecretaryEverett Gaskins Hancock LLPRaleigh

​Committee Chairs

Glenn A. Barfield, Esq.OperationsHaithcock, Barfield, Hulse & Kinsey, PLLCGoldsboro
Francisco J. Benzoni, Esq.Fundraising and Resource DevelopmentN.C. Department of JusticeRaleigh
James M. Talley, Jr., Esq.Local Advisory Councils/Private Attorney InvolvementOffit Kurman Attorneys at LawCharlotte
Diane WardlowClient AffairsWinston-Salem
Monica E. Webb-Shackleford, Esq.FinanceForrest Firm, P.C.Raleigh
S. Kyle Woosley*AuditBrooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLPGreensboro
​*Kyle Woosley is not a board member. The Audit Committee can be chaired by a non-member.


Reid C. Adams, Jr., Esq.Womble Bond DickinsonWinston-Salem
Juan Arreola, Esq.Arreola Law Office, PLLCWilson
Amanda BradleyCherokee
Ashley Huffstetler CampbellRagsdale Liggett PLLCRaleigh
Geraldine ChampionHenderson
Chris R. Clifton, Esq.Grace, Tisdale & Clifton P.A.Winston-Salem
Lenneka H. Feliciano, Esq.Pinto Coates Kyre & Bowers, PLLCGreensboro
Kristy FlemingRoanoke Rapids
Jacqueline D. Grant, Esq.Roberts & Stevens Attorneys at LawAsheville
Jonathan E. Harris, Esq.Kilpatrick Stockton & Townsend LLPWinston-Salem
Kathy Dell HarrisWarrenton
Adrienne KennedyLumberton
S. Camille Payton, Esq.Maynard & Harris Attorneys at Law, PLLCWinston-Salem
Mario E. PerezPublic Defender's Office, Second DistrictWashington
Lockwood PerryDover
LaTrice RobinsonCharlotte
Richard J. Rutledge, Jr., Esq.The Law Office of Richard J. RutledgeWinston-Salem
Khristen SellersGreensboro



George R. Hausen, Jr.President and Executive Director
Celia PistolisAssistant Director, Litigation
Bernetta ReynoldsAssistant Director, Chief Financial Officer
Yvette StackhouseAssistant Director, General Counsel

​Regional Managers

Victor J. BooneTriangle
Barbara DegenWest
Richard M. KleinSoutheast
Janet McAuley-BlueTriad
Reynauld M. WilliamsNortheast

​Managing Attorneys

Ida T. Baker
Heather Seals Bankert
Victor J. Boone
Melanie Tarrant Bull
Andrew Cogdell and Barbara Degen
Angeleigh Dorsey
Valene Franco
Candace Harke
Erin Haygood
Jim Holloway
Richard M. Klein
Sandy L. Lee
Janet McAuley-Blue
Cindy Patton
Jonathan Perry
Gina L. Reyman
Suzanne Saucier
Vilma Suarez
Yolanda Taylor
Reynauld M. Williams

​Project Managers

Lesley Albritton
Suzanne Chester
Jeffrey Dillman
Angeleigh Dorsey
Lori Johnson
Rona Karacacova
TeAndra Miller
Madlyn C. Morreale
D. Toni Pinkston
Jennifer Story
Mark Van Arnam


Sean DriscollDirector of Public Relations
Arlene GlascoDirector of Human Resources
Megan Daisy MilnerDirector of Development
Jim PonderDirector of Information Technology