Legal Aid of NC adds attorneys in Fayetteville office
January 21, 2011 Media Release

(Fayetteville, NC) – Precious Green, Neubia Williams and Rikesia Williams have recently accepted staff attorney positions in the Fayetteville office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC).
 
LANC staff attorneys provide legal representation and advice for low-income clients in civil matters in court and administrative hearings and provide knowledgeable outreach and community legal education to help eligible clients understand and protect their legal rights.
 
Precious Green, Staff AttorneyPrecious Green is a 2010 graduate of the NC Central University School of Law.  While attending law school, she participated in the Criminal Prosecution Clinic and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic where she mediated family law, criminal, domestic violence, and child support cases in District Court.  She also mediated Medicaid cases for the Office of Administrative Hearings.  While an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina, Green also performed volunteer work with South Legal Services and various community organizations.
 
Neubia Williams, Staff AttorneyNeubia Williams is a 2010 graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law.  The Wilmington, NC native attended UNC at Greensboro where she majored in Communications and minored in Sociology.  She then served as an AmeriCorps VITA at the Indiana Coalition on Housing and Homeless Issues.  While in law school, Williams served several internships including a law clerk for the LANC-Winston-Salem Office, summer law clerk for the Honorable Richard Elmore of the NC Court of Appeals and a law clerk for the American Civil Liberties Union.  After law school, she completed a 10-week fellowship with the LANC-Charlotte Office.
 
Rikesia Williams, Staff AttorneyRikesia Williams is a graduate of the NC Central University School of Law.  The Fayetteville, NC native is a graduate of Terry Sanford High School and received her undergraduate degree in Communications-Rhetoric from UNC-Chapel Hill.  Prior to being admitted to and a member of the NC State Bar, she worked with LANC in various capacities, including coordination of pro bono activities, assistance with LANC’s Mortgage Foreclosure Project and involvement with consumer law and elder law cases.  Williams also has worked extensively with the Title III Program and provided elder law presentations at senior sites and conferences held around the county.
 
Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) is a statewide nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to eligible, low-income residents. LANC serves all 100 counties of North Carolina through 24 geographically located offices across the state.  The LANC-Fayetteville Office serves Cumberland and Hoke counties.
 

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CONTACTS:
D. Toni Pinkston (Managing Attorney, LANC-Fayetteville Office),
Fayetteville, NC, 910-483-0400

Richard M. Klein (Regional Manager, Southeast Region, Legal Aid of NC), Wilmington, NC, 910-763-6207

Dock Kornegay (Director, Public Relations & Development, Legal Aid of NC), Raleigh, NC,  919-856-2564
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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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