(Charlotte, NC) – Parker Poe was recognized for its pro bono service and commitment to the NC Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program in connection with North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Child Advocate Month. In 2012, the Firm’s attorneys collectively handled one-fourth of all the GAL appellate cases and have committed to the same level of participation for 2013.
Tawanda Foster, Appellate Counsel for the GAL Services Division of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, wrote an article on behalf of the NCGAL program applauding Parker Poe’s pro bono efforts. To read the article, please click here.
About North Carolina Guardian ad Litem
Established in 1983, the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program provides trained, independent advocates to represent and promote the best interests of abused, neglected, and dependent children in the state court system. Guardian ad Litem is a partner with the National CASA Association. For more information, visit www.ncgal.org, www.facebook.com/ncguardianadlitem or call 1-800-982-4041.
About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 200 lawyers in five offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters. It has been recognized in recent years as one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States and as an award-winning leader in the use of technology to provide better and more efficient service to domestic and international clients.