Save the Date!
2020 Justice Forum on Oct. 1st
Make plans to join us for our 10th Annual Justice Forum with special guest speaker Clint Smith. The event will be held online for the first time.Learn More
An Important Message from Pisgah Legal Services
Pisgah Legal Services is continuing to serve clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this time of uncertainty, people will have legal needs related to shelter, safety and economic security, and we are committed to meeting those needs. At the same time, we are taking steps to limit community spread and ensure the health and safety of our staff and visitors.Updates
Need Health Insurance? We Can Help.
Have you lost your job, and with it your health insurance? Need insurance because you've had a life change like getting married or having a child? Pisgah Legal can help you understand your options for ACA health insurance. Make an appointment today.Learn More
Stand With Pisgah Legal
Justice Can't Wait
Want to assist local people are being impacted during the pandemic? Make a gift to Pisgah Legal today. How are we assisting folks in WNC? Find out more.Watch the Video Read the Stories
Resources for You
Pisgah Legal has compiled a list of resources to assist you during the COVID-19 outbreak.More Info
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about housing, evictions, debt, domestic violence or family law issues? Review these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here and get the answers you need.FAQs
Facebook Live Events
Pisgah Legal is hosting Facebook Live events to keep you informed of important information related to COVID-19, such as applying for unemployment benefits and health insurance. If you missed one of the live events, you can still watch it here.Find Out More
Pisgah Legal's 2019 Annual Report
Together We Rise
Learn more about the ways in which Pisgah Legal Services is changing lives here in WNC by providing free, civil legal aid to those who need us most.Read the report
IN THE CITIZEN-TIMES
Struggling Dad Finds Help At Pisgah Legal Services
In this story, read how this father got the legal guidance and charitable support needed for him and his son to avoid eviction.Read It Here
What Difference Can Legal Aid Make?
A lawyer's intervention can keep a family's difficult situation from spiraling into a tragedy. How?Watch this Video
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
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
PLS Summer Newsletter: Helping Meet Needs, Justice Forum Speaker, Jazz for Justice Honorees and more!
Our Summer Newsletter is packed with information on how Pisgah Legal is helping to meet the high demand for its services since the outbreak of COVID-19, an introduction to our 2020 Justice Forum keynote speaker, Clint Smith, our 2020 Jazz...Read More...
On June 18, 2020 the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration cannot immediately end protections under the DACA program. This is a major win for Dreamers in our community and throughout the country! Pisgah Legal’s Justice for All Project...Read More...
Pisgah Legal Managing Attorney, Robin Merrell was interviewed in a recent Mountain Xpress article about evictions. With the stay on evictions being lifted June 20, 2020, there is an anticipated increase in eviction orders “I anticipate that without some change,...Read More...