Paralegal Call to Action: Volunteer With Disaster Legal Services or FEMA Recovery Centers, and Clothing Drive Continues

The North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division is participating in various ways to help the victims of Hurricane Florence.  In addition to the Professional Clothing Drive, the Division is excited to announce two additional volunteer opportunities.

Division members are invited to participate in the North Carolina Disaster Legal Services hotline as phone intake volunteers and/or to help with the FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers, providing information, resources and referrals only (volunteers do not provide legal advice or counsel). This is a fantastic opportunity for paralegals. Links with more information and to sign-up are below:

  • Disaster Legal Services Hotline, phone intake: Volunteer HERE
  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers, information and resource tables: Volunteer HERE

The Division is also continuing its professional clothing drive. The drive’s goal is to assist paralegals, legal assistants, legal support staff, court staff and attorneys get back on their feet as they return to work, hopefully to provide at least one outfit to replace attire lost due to hurricane damage or flooding. The Division will be accepting donations of clean, gently worn or new items, including:

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October 10, 2018 | International Law Networking Event in Durham |  5:30 p.m.

October 12-13 2018 | 34th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law Program | DETAILS HERE!

October 12, 2018 | Member Social in Charlotte | 5:30 p.m.

October 16-17, 2018 | Professionalism for New Attorneys Fall/Winter 2018 Program in Cary | REGISTER HERE!

October 17 , 2018 | Litigation Networking Event in Asheville | 5:30 p.m.

October 18 , 2018 | Education Law Networking Event in Asheville | 5:00 p.m.

October 30 , 2018 | Small Firm & Technology Starting Out Solo Event in Cary | 6:00 p.m.

November 3 , 2018 | Georgia Tech v. UNC Tailgate at Kenan Stadium | TBA

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