Join us on October 4 to hear Dr. Kathryn Edin speak about the relationship between women and poverty at the 8th Annual Poverty Forum. Kathryn Edin is a Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and author of “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.”
Our Impact on Western North Carolina
people from across the mountains helped by Pisgah Legal in 2017
million secured in quantifiable benefits for our clients in 2017
local attorneys volunteer their services to assist PLS clients
victims of domestic violence and their children helped in 2017
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
Jul 5, 2018
PLS Executive Director Jim Barrett spoke at a recent rally where more than 1,000 people gathered in Asheville to protest family separation and the government’s zero tolerance immigration policy. Read all about it in this Mountain Xpress story. (Mountain Xpress…Read More...
Jun 25, 2018
Did you know that three-quarters of households are so poor that they qualify for government-subsidized housing but cannot get it due to lack of government funding? And when people pay too much for housing compared to their income, they don’t…Read More...