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Friday, May 24, 2019

NC LEAFDeonte’ Thomas (pictured on the left), board certified specialist in state criminal law, spoke at the Annual Luncheon about his experience with the NC LEAF (Legal Education Assistance Foundation) specialization scholarship program. Deonte’ received scholarship funding in 2015 when he applied for certification. NC LEAF specialization scholarships cover application fees, up to $250, for prosecutors, public defenders, and legal services providers. Donations were accepted at the luncheon, and the total amount of funding raised was $1,182! This will cover approximately five new scholarships for 2019. Thank you to all who contributed. If you would like to support this program, please send tax-deductible donations to: NC LEAF Specialization Scholarship, 217 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-1015. Online donations are accepted at

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