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Together, We Dream
Help immigrants in WNC live their American Dream. You can be a part of the "Together We Dream Fundraising Challenge" going on now through July 1.Learn More
Celebrating 45 Years of Justice and Dignity in WNC
Read Pisgah Legal's newest Annual Report, a showcase of the programs and people that made justice possible for more than 21,000 folks last year.Read It
SAVE THE DATE!
Matthew Desmond Returns for Justice Forum
Pulitzer Prize Winning Author will speak at Pisgah Legal's 13th Annual Justice Forum on Tuesday, October 17th.Sponsor the Event Find Out More
Medicaid Expansion Comes to NC
Governor Cooper recently signed Medicaid Expansion into law. Pisgah Legal has advocated for this change for more than a decade. Find out how health care will finally be within reach for 600,000 people in the Tar Heel State, like our client Chett, and watch this recent story on WLOS featuring PLS COO Jaclyn Kiger.Chett's Story WLOS News Story
Who We Are
We are a nonprofit that provides free civil legal aid to the most vulnerable people in WNC: disadvantaged children, seniors, at risk families & domestic violence victims.
Make a tax-deductible contribution to Pisgah Legal Services and know that your donation is going to help local people right here in our mountains.
Do you need help from Pisgah Legal Services? Apply online or call (828)253-0406 or toll-free at (800)489-6144Apply Online
Our Impact on Western North Carolina
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Pat & Phil Smith
Pat and Phil are Co-Chairs of the PLS Endowment Campaign. Phil is a retired 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 20 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
Justice Forum 2023
We are pleased to announce that Matthew Desmond is our 2023 Justice Forum speaker. Desmond last joined Pisgah Legal in front of a sell-out crowd at our 2017 Forum. Desmond, a MacArthur “Genius” and Princeton sociologist, was launched onto the...Read More...
Pisgah Legal and Just Economics of WNC to Co-host Tenants’ Rights Workshops
Local renters will have the opportunity to learn about their rights in a workshop sponsored by Pisgah Legal and Just Economics of WNC. The goal of this workshop is to educate tenants about their rights as renters in North Carolina...Read More...
PLS COO Jackie Kiger Appears on Spotlight Carolina
Did you know Pisgah Legal offers tax help year-round? If you haven’t filed a tax return lately, you could be missing out on hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars! WLOS ABC 13 featured PLS COO Jackie Kiger on a...Read More...