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About the Wake County Legal Support Center

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What is the Legal Support Center?

The Wake County Legal Support Center, located across from the Civil Clerk of Court’s office in the Wake County Courthouse, is a resource hub for self-represented litigants in Wake County.

How can the Legal Support Center help?

The Legal Support Center CAN:

Tell you how court works

Offer you forms to assist you with your case

Provide lawyer referral information to you

Refer you to other agencies or resources to assist you

The Legal Support Center CANNOT:

Give you legal advice

Represent you in court

Fill out the forms for you

Tell you what to say or write

Guarantee confidentiality

Advisory Board

The Wake County Legal Support Center’s Advisory Board provides input on operations and priorities. Members are:

Ashleigh Parker Dunston

Ashleigh Parker

CHAIR & DISTRICT COURT JUDGE FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Christine M. Walczyk

Christine M. Walczyk

DISTRICT COURT JUDGE FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

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Chris Graves

CHIEF MAGISTRATE WAKE COUNTY

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Blair Williams

WAKE COUNTY CLERK OF COURT

Tomiko Hicks

Tomiko Hicks

WAKE COUNTY, HHS ASSISTANT DIVISION DIRECTOR – CHILD SUPPORT – ESS DIVISION

Matt Calabria

Matt Calabria

WAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONER

James Hash

James Hash

WAKE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

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Elysia Prendergast-Jones

LEGAL AID OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERVISING ATTORNEY

Richard Waugaman

Richard Waugaman

NORMAN ADRIAN WIGGINS SCHOOL OF LAW CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Emily Mistr

STAFF ATTORNEY, LEGAL AID OF NORTH CAROLINA

Norma Boyd

ACCESS VISITATION COORDINATOR

CM Forte

Stormie Forte

CITY OF RALEIGH COUNCIL MEMBER

Partners

Thank you to our partners:

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Wake County North Carolina

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Wake County Bar Association

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North Carolina Judicial Branch

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NC Equal Access to Justice Commission

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City of Raleigh

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North Carolina IOLTA

Marshall & Taylor, Frye Law Offices, PA and Wake Family Law Group

Thank you to the May "Attorney of the Day" program sponsors.

Staff

Anh LyJordan

Anh LyJordan

LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER PROGRAM DIRECTOR

S.M Kernodle-Hodges

S.M. Kernodle-Hodges

LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND CLERK

Julissa Corporan

LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER CLERK

Faith Reeves

LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER PROJECT MANAGER/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Would You Like to Help by Donating?

Your donation is an investment in equal access to justice for all Wake County citizens. By supporting the Wake County Legal Support Center, you are helping provide free services and guidance to anyone who is trying to navigate the court system.