Uniting the talent and generosity of our profession to be a power of greater good for the people of North Carolina.
9,678 individuals were served through NCBF pro bono and civic education programs in 2022-23.
- 4ALL: 6,103 callers served by 450 volunteers
- CAREER FAIRS: 100+ students served
- FREE LEGAL ANSWERS: 2,283 questions answered by 244 volunteers
- LAWYERS AS GUEST SPEAKERS: 40+ students served
- LAWYERS FOR LITERACY: 150+ students served
- MCINTYRE YOUTH LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: 37 student participants and 16 volunteers
- MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL: 91 student competitors and 24 volunteers
- LGBTQ+ LEGAL CLINICS: 44 clients served through 4 clinics by 48 volunteers
- ENTREPRENEURS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: 2 webinars held with 514 video views
- OPEN DOOR FELLOWSHIP: 2 fellowships rewarded from 26 applications; 6 career development programs offered
- PATENT PRO BONO PROGRAM: 8 client cases closed by 7 volunteers; 10 ongoing cases
- WILLS FOR HEROES: 290 clients served and 1,094 end-of-life documents prepared by 202 volunteers
The NCBF distributed $545,034 in Endowment Funds in 2022-23.
NCBF Endowment funds are distributed to statewide programs and organizations that advance NCBF values: access to justice, service through the profession, civic education, professionalism and diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more.
The Open Door Fund was established to engage legal organizations, law firms, and individuals across the state in supporting the Open Door Fellowship Program.
For Nan Hannah, the decision was an easy one. Volunteering and giving back are at the heart of who she is.