Toni Pinkston named managing attorney of
Legal Aid of NC’s Fayetteville office
January 21, 2011
NC) – D. Toni Pinkston is the newly appointed managing attorney of
Fayetteville office of
Legal Aid of
North Carolina (LANC).
In her new position, Pinkston will manage all aspects of the LANC
law practice in the Fayetteville and Hoke County area and supervise
a seven-member staff, including four attorneys, a paralegal and two
"Our office staff, in cooperation with the local community, is
devoted to providing low-income residents and senior citizens of
Cumberland County and Hoke County with quality legal services and
resources that will enable them to understand and protect their
legal rights," said Pinkston.
Pinkston is a 1982 graduate of NC State University with a Bachelor
of Science degree in political science and a minor in criminal
justice. She earned a certificate in paralegal studies from
Meredith College in 1988 and worked as a litigation paralegal in the
Raleigh area until 2004 when she obtained her Juris Doctorate from
the NC Central University School of Law.
Pinkston has served as a legal officer in the Estates Division in the
Wake County Courthouse and in private practice administering estates
and guardianships. She also has worked in the Centralized
Intake Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina. Currently,
Pinkston is also pursuing a Master of Law in Legal Administration
from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Pinkston is a member of the NC Bar Association. While in
Raleigh, she was an active member of the Wake County Bar Association
(WCBA), serving on the WCBA’s Fee Dispute Resolution Committee,
Swearing in Committee and the Social Committee.
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.
LANC-Fayetteville Office serves Cumberland and Hoke counties.
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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