Pro Bono and Legal Recruitment Committee
Recruits legal volunteers and provides direct case placement for nonprofits and individual clients who cannot afford representation and are not served elsewhere; and recruits Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) members for pro bono opportunities with legal service organizations as requested.
|2019-20 Chair||2019-20 Vice Chair|
Chelsea J. Corey
|David B. Sherman Jr.
|Class of 2020||Class of 2021||Class of 2022|
Laura B. Burt
|Christine L. Camacho
Rachel Rogers Hamrick
Amanda P. Nitto
Lauren Johns, Legal Services 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. This committee meets on the second Wednesday every month from 12 – 1 p.m. Committee members need to volunteer about 2 additional hours per month outside of committee meetings fielding client intakes and preparing status updates for the committee.
2017-18 Pro Bono and Legal Recruitment Committee Report
Suzanne K. Canali, Chair and John W. Reis, Vice-Chair
The Pro Bono & Legal Recruitment Committee seeks to place those who cannot afford legal services and who are not served elsewhere with MCB volunteer attorneys. The Committee also recruits MCB members for pro bono projects as requested by outside organizations.
To learn more about becoming a pro bono volunteer, please click here.