2015 - 16 Pro Bono and Legal Recruitment Committee
Recruits legal volunteers and provides direct case placement for nonprofits and individual clients who cannot afford representation and who are not served elsewhere; and to recruit MCB members for pro bono opportunities with legal service organizations as requested.
Breanne Mercer, Legal Services & Referral Assistant Coordinator, email@example.com
Volunteer Need / Commitment
Members of the Pro Bono and Legal Recruitment Committee attend monthly committee meetings, screen individuals and nonprofits seeking legal services, and work to recruit volunteer attorneys for the MCB Pro Bono Program as well as other legal services organizations. Interested in joining this committee? Complete the committee interest form.
2014-15 Nonprofit and Client Pro Bono Committee Report
The Nonprofit and Client Pro Bono Committee entered its second year of the direct-case placement program and made enormous strides in refining the process and ramping up volunteer efforts across the Bar. Program highlights for 2014-15 include the following.
The Committee has joined the Legal Volunteer Recruitment Committee as a joint committee and will continue its direct-case placement efforts and those relating to nonprofit formation and wills for the Habitat for Humanity Wills Clinics.
2014-15 Legal Volunteer Recruitment Committee Report
During the 2014-15 year, the Legal Volunteer Recruitment Committee (LVRC) focused its efforts on recruiting MCB members to volunteer with Legal Aid of North Carolina, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Council for Children’s Rights, the SelfServe Center, and the MCB Pro Bono Program.