WEB SITE ADDRESS: http://www.legalaidnc.org/public/Learn/Locations/Offices/Pittsboro/default.aspx
MAIN TELEPHONE NUMBER: 910-542-0475 or 800-672-5834
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES: Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc. – Pittsboro Office is a field program of Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc. (LANC). LANC is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to lowincome people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove barriers to economic opportunity. We help individuals, families and communities with legal problems affecting basic human needs, such as family, housing, employment and income.
LANC-Pittsboro provides these services to low-income residents of a six county area, including Alamance, Chatham, Lee, Moore, Orange, and Richmond Counties.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR AGES: There are no age restrictions on volunteers; however, most volunteer opportunities involve representation of individuals in court or administrative proceedings or the delivery of legal advice. Opportunities are therefore generally limited to attorneys who are currently active members of the North Carolina State Bar or eligible for Emeritus Pro Bono Status with the North Carolina State Bar.
GROUP OPPORTUNITIES (YES OR NO): Yes
BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED (YES OR NO): No formal background check is required, but member profile with the North Carolina State Bar is reviewed.
ACCEPTS COURT ORDERED SERVICE (YES OR NO): No