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Heather Culp

January 1st: a new year. For many, it will mean setting new intentions for the year, ordering new calendars, or finally setting aside that one bad habit. For Attorney Heather Culp of Essex Richards, P.A. in Charlotte, it means the start of another goal – complete at least fifty (more) hours of pro bono work for her fellow North Carolinians….

2017-18 Impact by the Numbers The North Carolina Bar Foundation’s mission to “Unite the talent and generosity of our profession to be a power of greater good for the people of North Carolina” means our signature pro bono and public service programs thrive because of the talent and generosity of volunteers and donors. NC Free Legal Answers, the Foundation’s newest pro bono program,…

In the most recent grant cycle, the Foundation’s Endowment was able to award 44 grants to deserving organizations and programs that advance the Foundation’s values. Justice and Liberty Funds, raised in honor of NCBA member attorneys, are just one of the ways donors contribute to the growth of the Endowment.

Thanks to the private support of our donors, the Annual Fund had a record-breaking year in 2017-18, enabling the Foundation to serve over 10,000 North Carolinians through our signature pro bono and civic education programs. As the charitable arm of the North Carolina Bar Association and its members, the NCBF Annual Fund is proud to be in service of the people…

Robin Stinson

Many people don’t have the finances or time to meet with an attorney. While most attorneys provide legal advice on a daily basis, some go the extra mile and answer legal questions for people who cannot afford an attorney or consultation fees through programs such as NC Free Legal Answers. Robin Stinson has practiced in Winston-Salem and surrounding counties for…

In this season of thanks, we would like to take a moment to thank you for your commitment to the North Carolina Bar Foundation and Association. The Foundation is best described as the North Carolina Bar Association’s powerful philanthropic partner in supporting the causes that lawyers and legal professionals are most passionate about. The Foundation is driven by the values…

Molly Gross

Few things make people feel helpless like a natural disaster can. If you’re like most attorneys, your daily work doesn’t involve feeding people, clearing giant trees, or repairing homes. As we settle into our day-to-day work, it’s easy to feel like we don’t have anything to offer people who have lost basic needs like clothing and shelter. But what we…

Why Pro Bono?

Because we’re pro pro bono. During Pro Bono Week, the North Carolina Bar Foundation asked 160 new attorneys why they were willing to give their time and talents freely to help the underserved. Here are their answers. Why will you join the Foundation in lending a hand to those in need of legal service?