On September 28 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Matthew Desmond will speak about the relationship between unstable housing and poverty at the 7th Annual PLS Poverty Forum. (Michael Kienitz photo)
Our Impact on Western North Carolina
people from across the mountains helped by Pisgah Legal in 2016
million secured in quantifiable benefits for our clients in 2016
local attorneys volunteer their services to assist PLS clients
victims of domestic violence and their children helped in 2016
We are Pisgah Legal Services
Pat & Phil Smith
Pat and Phil are Co-Chairs of the PLS Endowment Campaign. Phil is an attorney with The Van Winkle Law Firm, and Pat is the retired executive director of CFWNC.
Joanne's friendly face is often the first folks see as they enter the Asheville office. She has been Pisgah Legal's receptionist for 15 years.
Lyn & Tom Leslie
Lyn & Tom are long-time supporters of Pisgah Legal Services and owners of Leslie and Associates. They are lead supporters of The Children's Law Project.
Russell is an advertising veteran, with 30+ years experience as an art/creative director. He uses his creative expertise to help raise funds for Pisgah Legal.
John is an attorney at Roberts & Stevens who also volunteers pro bono as a MAVL attorney with Pisgah Legal, helping survivors escape domestic violence.
Latest News & Events
Aug 14, 2017
The 2017 Poverty Forum features Princeton sociologist and Pulitzer-Prize winning author Dr. Matthew Desmond and discusses affordable housing issues in WNC. Jennifer Bowman recently featured the Poverty Forum in the Asheville Citizen-Times. Click here to read the article. *Photo…Read More...
Aug 14, 2017
Last week, the WUNC Politics Podcast featured Jeremy Loeb from Blue Ridge Public Radio (BPR). The conversation turned to state cuts of legal aid funding which are affecting Pisgah Legal Services. Listen to the podcast here, starting at the 18:20…Read More...