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23085
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The NC Legal Education Assistance Foundation (NC LEAF) aids lawyers with student loan repayment, the first non-profit organization in the nation to do so. Founded in 1989, the program helps students who desire to work in the public interest field, but cannot afford to pay back their loans due to low salaries. Many organizations, such as NC IOLTA, the NC Bar Association, the NC State Bar, and the NC Equal Access to Justice Foundation, have donated money to ensure NC LEAF continues to offer this assistance.
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23083
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1.6 million of 9.5 million North Carolinians have criminal records, and often, a decades-old act or an arrest without conviction can keep an individual from entering their career field. Over 100 lawyers in North Carolina along with paralegals and other staff have taken up pro bono work to help these individuals receive expunctions and enter the job market with a clean slate.
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Budget cuts at the Office of Indigent Services (IDS), has created many problems in the North Carolina legal system, including the inability to pay lawyers. Such cuts and delayed payments often have mental health consequences for both young and long-time lawyers. The Lawyer Assistance Program helps these individuals get back on their feet.
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24293
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Bob Crumley started Crumley and Associates PC in Asheboro; the firm has become the largest personal injury specialist in the Triad. He attributes merging with other firms and numerous television ads to his success.
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24401
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This article discusses how business lawyers win cases and are successful. The lawyers presented in this article focus mostly on tax law and issues with the Internal Revenue Service.
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25402
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Phil Dixon always gives back to ECU in any way he can. Now a successful lawyer with his own firm, Dixon started out dirt poor and just looking for a way to change his life. He found that at ECU.
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22605
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In 2010, Orange County, North Carolina lawyer Jay Bryan launched a voluntary mentoring program to pair recent law school graduates with more senior lawyers in order to develop skills, professionalism, and ethics for the recent grads, while allowing experienced lawyers to give back to the community.
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29376
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After 43 years practicing law, Ruffin Bailey of Bailey and Dixon, has a 25th floor view of downtown Raleigh. Bailey has worked his entire career in insurance and banking law and is recognized as one of the most influential lobbyists in North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 12, December 1991, p14, 16, 18, por