State Bar Staff

Click here for a complete list of State Bar staff. Contact information by department is listed below.

Assistance for Non-lawyers

For additional information on working with a lawyer, what to do if you're unhappy with your attorney, and information on the disciplinary process, visit the State Bar's website for non-lawyers.

The following persons can also be reached by calling the State Bar at:

North Carolina State Bar
PO Box 25908
Raleigh, NC 27611-5908
(919) 828-4620

Administration


Attorney-Client Assistance Program (receives complaints from clients) 

Visit the Non-Lawyer website for information on the ACAP.

(919) 828-4620 
Luella Crane, Director

(Ms. Melching receives all email inquiries, which she forwards to ACAP staff)
Sandra L. Saxton
Judy Treadwell

Client Security Fund (reimbursement for client-victims of lawyer theft)

See the FAQ page for information on the Client Security Fund.
Visit the Non-Lawyer website for information on Financial Theft by a Lawyer.

Disciplinary Hearing Commission (DHC and final disciplinary orders)

View/search the archives of disciplinary orders.

Fee Dispute Resolution

See the FAQ page for more information on Fee Dispute Resolution.
Visit the Non-Lawyer website for additional information on Fee Dispute Resolution.


Grievance Records

View/search the archives of disciplinary actions.
View/search the archives of disciplinary orders.

See the FAQ page for information on Grievances.




Membership Information

See the FAQ page for information on Membership.
To search for a member, see the Member Directory page.





Note: To avoid confusion, please only contact one person with your request - your email will be forwarded to the correct person within the department if it is sent to the wrong contact.

Paralegal Certification

Visit the Paralegal Certification website.

Alice Neece Mine


Publications
(Information on submitting articles for publication consideration, media kit request, reprint permission)

For information about Journal advertising and for an archive of Journal articles, select "Journal" from the main menu.


Publication Orders/Subscriptions

Student Practice Certificates

Unauthorized Practice of Law

Click here for information on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Visit the Non-Lawyer website for information on Preventing Unlicensed Legal Practice.


Assistance for Lawyers
The following persons also can be reached by calling the State Bar at (919) 828-4620:

Address Changes




Note: To avoid confusion, please only contact one person with your request - your email will be forwarded to the correct person within the department if it is sent to the wrong contact.

Administration


Admission to the State Bar
Inquiries about admission to the North Carolina State Bar should be made to the Board of Law Examiners at: (919) 848-4229. ggg

Attorney-Client Assistance Program (receives complaints from clients) 

(919) 828-4620
, Director
Diane Melching
Sandra L. Saxton
Judy Treadwell

Board of Law Examiners
Inquiries about admission to the North Carolina State Bar should be made to the Board of Law Examiners at: (919) 828-4229.

Certificates of Good Standing




Note: To avoid confusion, please only contact one person with your request - your email will be forwarded to the correct person within the department if it is sent to the wrong contact.

Client Security Fund (reimbursement for client-victims of lawyer theft)

See the FAQ page for information on the Client Security Fund.


Continuing Legal Education

Visit the CLE website.





Disciplinary Hearing Commission (DHC and final disciplinary orders)

View/search the archives of disciplinary orders.

District Bars

, District Bar Liaison

Ethics/Professional Responsibility

Select "Ethics" from the main menu to view adopted opinions, proposed opinions, and past Journal articles on ethics.

Inquiries about your own prospective professional conduct may be submitted to ethicsadvice@ncbar.gov. Inquiries are answered in the order in which they are submitted.  One of the following lawyers in the ethics department will respond: Suzanne Lever, Nichole McLaughlin, or Alice Mine.

Fee Dispute Resolution

See the FAQ page for information on Fee Dispute Resolution.


Grievance Records

View/search the archives of disciplinary actions.
View/search the archives of disciplinary orders.

See the FAQ page for information on Grievances.




Investigations

, Director of Investigations

IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer’s Trust Accounts)

Click here for information on IOLTA.
See the FAQ page for additional information on IOLTA.

(919) 828-0477

General email:

Lawyer Assistance Program
Confidential assistance for lawyers

Visit the LAP website.



Charlotte Office (Western region):  704-892-5699
Raleigh Office (Eastern and Piedmont regions):  919-719-9290

Membership Records

See the FAQ page for information on membership and admission to the Bar.
See the Forms page for membership forms.





Note: To avoid confusion, please only contact one person with your request - your email will be forwarded to the correct person within the department if it is sent to the wrong contact.

Office of Counsel (prosecution of lawyers)

Carmen H. Bannon
Alyssa M. Chen
Margaret Cloutier
Susannah B. Cox
A. Root Edmonson
Leanor Hodge
David R. Johnson
Barry S. McNeill
Pat Murphy
Brian Oten
Jennifer Porter
Fern Gunn Simeon
Joshua T. Walthall
Mary D. Winstead

Professional Organizations (registers p.c./p.l.l.c’s )

Click here for information on Prepaid Legal Services Plans.
See the FAQ page for information on Professional Organizations.

Pro Hac Vice

Pro Hac Vice registration form.


Alice Neece Mine

Publications
(Information on submitting articles for publication consideration, media kit request, reprint permission)

For information about Journal advertising and for an archive of Journal articles, select "Journal" from the main menu.


Publication Orders/Subscriptions

Specialization

Visit the Legal Specialization website.

Alice Neece Mine, Director

Student Practice Certificates (for 3rd year law students)

See the Forms page for law student certification forms.

Trust Account Random Audits

Click here for information on Trust Accounting.


, Trust Accounting Compliance Counsel

Unauthorized Practice of Law

Click here for more information on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
See the FAQ page for additional information on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.

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