We’re Hiring: Program Director of Pro Bono Services

Pisgah Legal Services is recruiting a Program Director of Pro Bono Services, a dynamic new role to support the organization’s large and growing base of attorney volunteers through the Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer Program (MAVL) and the Emeritus Program (EAGLE) for retired attorneys.

Pisgah Legal Services engages 200-300 pro bono attorneys per year to assist our clients with urgent legal matters and is known for our innovative use of volunteers to leverage our capacity to provide services to low-income people in our communities. The Program Director develops connections with law firms and individual attorneys and ensures that volunteers have training and support to handle pro bono cases. The Program Director develops and implements innovative, impactful pro bono projects pairing the needs of low-income residents of WNC with the expertise and availability of volunteer attorneys.

In these projects, the Program Director works with a diverse set of people and partners in our region and across NC, including health and human services providers, grassroots organizations, immigrant advocacy groups, housing partners, local bars and the NCBA, and others. The Program Director integrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility principles and practices into PLS pro bono programs.

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About Evie White

Pisgah Legal Services is an innovative nonprofit law firm founded in 1978 that: provides free civil legal aid to people who live in poverty; helps more than 15,000 of the most vulnerable people in our communities annually to meet urgent needs such as: housing, safety from abuse, health care and income; partners with dozens of other agencies to make sustainable change for people in crisis; coordinates the services of more than 300 pro bono attorneys in WNC; improves systems and policies that impact the lives of thousands of low-income people.