Pro Bono Awards

At its May meeting, the Buncombe County Bar recognized local attorneys for their exemplary pro bono service. The celebration also recognized the hundreds of attorneys in our community that share time and expertise to help our neighbors meet their most basic needs – housing, safety from abuse, income, health care and more.

The following attorneys received Pro Bono awards:

Lifetime Pro Bono Service Award: Bill Christy
Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award: Jean Lee
Emeritus Lawyer Pro Bono Award: Julie Northup and Vann Vogel
Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Award: Barrett McFatter
Collaborative Legal Project Pro Bono Award – Unemployment Insurance Benefits Pro Bono Team – Bo Carpenter, Michele Morris, Heather Newton, Julie Northup, Glen Shults, Vann Vogel