Please join us at Pisgah Legal’s 5th Annual Poverty Forum where health care visionary Dr. Rishi Manchanda will lead a community conversation about the connection between health and poverty.
Our Impact on Western North Carolina
people from across the mountains helped by Pisgah Legal in 2014
million secured in quantifiable benefits for our clients in 2014
local attorneys volunteer their services to assist PLS clients
victims of domestic violence and their children helped in 2014
We are Pisgah Legal Services
Pat & Phil Smith
Pat and Phil Smith 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.
Yolanda is a beloved Latina leader in the region. She helps low-income immigrants meet their most basic needs, and has been a legal assistant for PLS since 2002.
Don & Marjorie Locke
Don and Marjorie are local activists in Asheville and long-time supporters of PLS. Don is also former President of the PLS Board of Directors.
Tom is a board member of Pisgah Legal Services. A retired corporate lawyer, he also volunteers as a MAVL attorney providing advice to clients on Pisgah’s Hotline.
Ray is a retired attorney who volunteers each week to prevent unlawful evictions and foreclosures and help clients with consumer issues.
Latest News & Events
Sep 30, 2015
This November, voters will elect three Asheville City Council Members. Are you ready for the October 6th Primary Election that will narrow the field from 16 to six? VoteBuncombe.org is your local, nonpartisan voter education resource and is produced by…Read More...
Sep 29, 2015
The Citizen-Times reports that Buncombe County’s rate of uninsured dropped by four percentage points from 15.8 percent in 2013 to 11.8 percent last year. In North Carolina, the percent of uninsured decreased from 15.6 percent to 13.1 percent. (Photo credit:…Read More...
Sep 29, 2015
President Obama recently issued a presidential memorandum formally establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR). LAIR was initially conceived of and staffed by the Department of Justice’s Office for Access to Justice. The White House memorandum makes permanent…Read More...