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Joseph Kim 2L

Read testimonials from students who have participated in pro bono projects.

Cherokee Trip

Pro Bono Program students traveled to Cherokee, N.C., over winter break to work with clients of Legal Aid of Sylva and learn about the Cherokee court system.

Western Wills 2013

Students traveled to western N.C. to prepare wills for low-income families in Newland during spring break.

Cancer Center Project

Carolina Law students assisted pro bono attorneys in providing legal assistance at UNC's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center on the second and fourth Friday of each month.

Doug Debaugh

Law students and faculty staffed the North Carolina Election Protection hotline, a toll-free nonpartisan resource to assist voters during the May and November 2012 elections.

Enhancing Legal Education Through Commitment to Community

Entering its 18th year, the UNC School of Law student Pro Bono Program is one of the most successful in the country. Each year, more than 70 percent of our students participate in projects offering high-quality free legal services to North Carolina residents in need.

Our students log thousands of hours at non-profit organizations, private firms and government agencies throughout the year. The program also coordinates special projects over fall, winter and spring breaks.

Students participate in pro bono work not only to make a difference in their community by serving those with unmet legal needs but also to gain valuable, practical work experience outside the classroom.

Examples of recent projects include:

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