Hispanic/Latino Lawyers Committee Attorney Network The list below is simply a list of those attorneys who have voluntarily offered their services and have Spanish-speaking capabilities in their firm. It is not to be used as a recommended list of attorneys sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association. This list was compiled as a project of the NCBA Hispanic/Latino Lawyers Committee. * N.C. Bar Association Lawyer Referral, Spanish-speaking operator 1-5 p.m. weekdays - 1-800-662-7660 (in NC only) or (919) 677-8574 * Attorney General's Consumer Protection hotline (Spanish) (919) 716-0058 Name Others in firm E-mail Address Spanish Spanish-speaking Areas of Practice Additional Comments Phone Mark T. Atkinson 1416 W. 1st Street Yes, Basic writing Yes, translator available Immigration, Workers' Comp, Criminal Can speak directly with clients email@example.com Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Prof. Speaking Personal Inj., Landlord/Tenant, Traffic in all but the most complex instances 336-631-9987 Fax: 336-631-6983 HLLC Committee member Liza Baron Legal Aid of NC, Inc Proficient in writing, Support Staff person speaks fluent spanish Housing, consumer, employment Asst. based on income - people must firstname.lastname@example.org P.O. Box 20188 speaking, & reading qualify per federal guidelines. 336-725-9162 Winston-Salem, NC 27120 Only specific types of cases Laura C. Budzichowski 101 N. Tryon St., Suite 1900 Proficient in writing, Corporate/Business Law email@example.com Charlotte, NC 28246 speaking, & reading 704-377-8131 Bill Cafaro 37-31 76th Street Fluent in reading & Yes Plaintiff's Negligence Do Spanish radio show. Seeking firstname.lastname@example.org 3rd Floor speaking contacts within all facets of the Latino 718-457-7900 Fax: 718-457-8400 Jackson Heights, New York 11372 community. Gerry Chapman PO Box 1477 Basic speech, reading, Firm has fluent speech, reading Immigration email@example.com Greensboro, NC 27402-1477 & writing and writing 336-334-0034 Katie Strait Chavez 5311 Grove Wood Pl. Fluent in reading and writing Solo attorney - she answers phone Criminal & Traffic in Wake County Only. firstname.lastname@example.org Raleigh, NC 27606 proficient speaking Assistant is native Spanish speaker Immigration applications 919-858-7840 Harold Cogdell, Jr., PC Law Offices of Harold Cogdell, Jr., PC Proficient: speaking Full-time Spanish speaking legal asst. Criminal Defense, DWI & traffic email@example.com 128 North McDowell Street - Suite A writing & reading 704-376-4464 Charlotte, NC 28204 Lope Max Diaz II 3801 4 Cornerwood Lane Fluent in all Yes - Latino attorney and legal asst. Plaintiffs' Personal Injury, Litigation Born & raised in Puerto Rico lmdiazQhrprlaw.com Charlotte, NC 28211 Native Speaker 704-392-4111 Pamela DiStefano Law Office of Pamela DiStefano Proficient in all Workers' Comp., Personal Injury firstname.lastname@example.org 1316 Broad Street Medical Malpractice 919-286-9911 Durham, NC 27705 877-531-0282 (Client toll-free) Fax: 919-286-9944 Terence D. Friedman Maupin, Taylor & Ellis, PA Proficient in all Spanish is casual Labor & Employment takes affidavits in Spanish & has email@example.com PO Drawer 19764 not used in too many formal settings translated COBRA forms into Spanish 919-981-4082 Raleigh, NC 27619 Robert L. Fuerst Henson & Fuerst Fluent in all Two Spanish speaking attys, one pro- Nursing home abuse and medical firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 7008, 2317 Sunset Ave. ficient and the other fluent; we also malpractice 252-443-2111 Rocky Mount, NC 27804 have a translator from Argentina Nancy L. Grace Law Offices of Mark E. Sullivan, PA Proficient in all Family Law NLG8507@aol.com 600 Wade Avenue 919-832-8507 Raleigh, NC 27605 Updated Jan. 2004 Hispanic/Latino Lawyers Committee Attorney Network Name Others in firm E-mail Address Spanish Spanish-speaking Areas of Practice Additional Comments Phone Jeffrey B. Hargett 1430 Elizabeth Avenue Basic speech & writing Computer program translates Personal Injury & Workers' Comp. legal trade relations with other email@example.com Charlotte, NC 28204 countries such as Arg., Chile, Col., 704-372-2160 Peru, Ecu., Mex. & Venezuela, etc. Louise Harris Law Office of Louise E. Harris Proficient Speaking Secretary can handle calls & letters Bankruptcy, criminal, domestic, firstname.lastname@example.org 102 West Third - Suite 485 Fluent writing & reading in Spanish consumer & elder 336-761-0222 Winston-Salem, NC 27101 David S. Henson Henson & Fuerst Proficient in all Two Spanish speaking attys, one pro- Personal injury, automobile accidents, email@example.com PO Box 7008, 2317 Sunset Ave. ficient and the other fluent; we also workers comp, tractor-trailer accidents 252-443-2111 Rocky Mount, NC 27804 have a translator from Argentina Gabriel Jimenez 3737 Glenwood Avenue - Suite 100 Proficient in all Bilingual staff Workers' Comp, Personal Injury, auto HLLC Committee member firstname.lastname@example.org Raleigh, NC 27612 accidents, Wrongful Death, Medical 919-573-6109 Fax: 919-573-6076 Malpractice John Kirby 4942 Windy Hill Drive Basic in all One other attorney speaks some Civil Litigation, Insurance, Appellate Mr. Kirby has a minor degree in Span. email@example.com Raleigh, NC 27609 Spanish 919-872-3000 Ed Lewis 201 W. Main St. Proficient speaking & Spanish speaking secretary for criminal, juvenile firstname.lastname@example.org Thomasville, NC 27360 Reading telephone reception 336-476-1049 J. Michael Mackay 4700 New Bern Avenue Basic speech & reading Bilingual paralegal with ability to Workers' Comp, Personal Injury Members of the Hispanic Issues Div. email@example.com Raleigh, NC 27611 correspond in Spanish of the NC Academy of Trial Lawyers Heather R. Manry 1431 Elizabeth Avenue Bi-Lingual Yes Immigration - VAWA petitions, Director of Immigrant Justice Project firstname.lastname@example.org Charlotte, NC 28204 of Legal Services of S. Piedmont. Only 704-376-1600 Service to 19 counties Span. Speaking clients. Srv. Free Laura Mata-Adams 875 Walnut Street Fluent - all Yes - attorney is fluent and a court- Immigration, accidents, criminal, traffic, email@example.com Cary, NC 27511 certified interpreter divorce, contracts, domestic violence 919-462-0055 Larry McBennett PO Box 1677 Basic Writing Busn. Disputes including Fin.,Employ., firstname.lastname@example.org 2 Hannover - BB&T Bldg. Proficient reading & Admin & Licensing, Adopt.,Family, Div. 919-821-1860 Raleigh, NC 27602-1677 speaking Steve McCloskey 942 W. 4th Street, #201 Basic speech & reading Solo practitioner General practice, criminal, contract email@example.com Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2518 Traffic/DWI, Employment, Workers' 336-773-1010 Comp R.S. Monks PO Box 51666 Basic speech Staff members Family, criminal, traffic firstname.lastname@example.org Durham, NC 27717-1666 919-401-1111 LaRocha Moore 1431 Elizabeth Avenue Uses interpreters Paralegal interpreter Family Law, Consumer Protection, Cabarras County Clients email@example.com Charlotte, NC 28204 Public Benefits, Landlord/Tenant, 704-376-1600 Custody Updated Jan. 2004 Hispanic/Latino Lawyers Committee Attorney Network Name Others in firm E-mail Address Spanish Spanish-speaking Areas of Practice Additional Comments Phone Daniel O. Morcillo Rivadavia 2440-PB Fluent Reading firstname.lastname@example.org Posadas, Misiones 3300 005-43-752508200 Argentina Lorraine M. Mortis 216 W. 4th Street Proficient speech & rdg. One other attorney Domestic Violence & Govt. Benefits Legal Aid serves low-income clients email@example.com Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (SSI, etc.) who must satisfy the Federal poverty 336-725-9162 guidelines. Civil Cases Only. (Limited) Sandy Lee Murillo 1431 Elizabeth Avenue Bilingual Yes Family Law, Consumer Protection, Mecklenburg County Clients firstname.lastname@example.org Charlotte, NC 28204 Public Benefits, Landlord/Tenant, 704-376-1600 Custody Meredith S. Nicholson Kurtz & Blum Proficient Yes Criminal Law, but support (via other HLLC Committee member email@example.com 123 West Martin Street - ste 607 attorneys in the office) family law, If our firm cannot help a client, we 919-956-5555 Durham, NC 27701 personal injury and civil rights try to find somone who can. Fax: 919-956-5551 William E. Parker, III Eley Parker Law Firm Fluent in all Business Law, Immigration Law Raised bilinqually. Lived in Chile & firstname.lastname@example.org 4820 Six Forks Road - Suite 200 Panama, & travelled extensively in 919-856-8700 Raleigh, NC 27609 Latin America & Spain Janet Pauca 102 West Third St., Suite 210 Proficient in all No Criminal defense, DWI, traffic, family Will take cases up to 50 miles outside email@example.com Winston-Salem, NC 27101 law Forsyth County (travel charge 336-725-2500 additional to fee) Fax: 336-725-1616 HLLC Committee Member Frank J. Pita 1101 Slater Road - Suite 120 Fluent in all Spanish first language Intellectual Property, (patent/trademark General counsel and Corporate exper. firstname.lastname@example.org Durham, NC 27703 Computer/electronics/software law & Immigrated to U.S. & became citizen. 919-941-9447 licensing) Matthew S. Poteet 327 3rd Avenue, N.W. Fluent speech Callers have option of either language Criminal, Workers' Comp email@example.com Hickory, NC 28603 828-324-4111 Alton A. Reeder Jr. 417 E. Main Street - Suite 102 Fluent speeck, writing, Yes - Paralegal Criminal Defense, Traffic, Corporate 704-736-1174 PO Box 1709 reading Fax: 704-736-0230 Lincolnton, NC 28093 Ebher O. Rossi, Jr. Rossi Law Firm, PA Fluent speech Criminal, Employment, Personal Injury HLLC Committee member firstname.lastname@example.org 2107 Maple Avenue 336-570-1923 Burlington, NC 27215 Philip J. Roth Craft, Marshall & Roth, PLLC Basic speech Interpreter-Translator under contract General Practice, Litigation, Criminal Marketing aggressive to represent the email@example.com PO Box 769 Defense Latino community in Western N.C. 828-281-2100 Asheville, NC 28802 Updated Jan. 2004 Hispanic/Latino Lawyers Committee Attorney Network Name Others in firm E-mail Address Spanish Spanish-speaking Areas of Practice Additional Comments Phone Alice Tejada Scudder & Hedrick Fluent in all Yes Workers' Compensation HLLC Committee member firstname.lastname@example.org 1312 Annapolis Drive - Suite 203 Fluent receptionis/secretary Employment Law (Plaintiff only) 919-828-7333 Raleigh, NC 27608 919-828-1209 Fax Gary Underhill 105-A E. Main Street Fluent in all Criminal, Traffic, Child Custody email@example.com Elizabeth City, NC 27909 252-338-9412 Frances Watkins PO Box 506 Proficient writing Native speaker. Many Hispanic clients firstname.lastname@example.org 104 W. Parrish Street Fluent speaking & reading 919-530-8600 Phone & Fax Durham, NC 27702-0506 Robert J. Willis PO Box 1269, Raleigh NC 27602 Fluent in all Criminal, Traffic, workers comp, HLLC Committee member email@example.com 5 W. Hargett St., Suite 404 employment law for workers, wage 919-821-9031 Raleigh, NC 27602 and hour law for workers. 919-821-1763 fax Updated Jan. 2004
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