JLK bio picture 2015Jaclyn (Jackie) Kiger, JD, MSW is a Managing Attorney with Pisgah Legal Services (PLS), a nonprofit legal aid law firm serving Western North Carolina.  Her legal advocacy focuses on access to health care and public benefits law, and addressing the social determinants of health through civil legacy advocacy in the engagement of medical-legal partnerships.

Prior to becoming an attorney Jackie was in engaged social justice advocacy as a social worker in the nonprofit sector with Durham Crisis Response Center:  Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services and Jewish Family & Career Services.  Jackie and her family live in East Asheville and enjoy hiking and camping.  Her spouse is part-owner of a local business.  She is grateful to be a part of The Lord’s Acre.