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.0105 Approval Of Law Schools

Every applicant for admission to the North Carolina State Bar must meet the requirements set out in at least one of the numbered paragraphs below:

(1) The applicant holds an LL.B or J.D. degree from a law school that was approved by the American Bar Association at the time the degree was conferred; or

(2) Prior to August 1995, the applicant received an LL.B., J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D. degree from a law school that was approved by the council of the N.C. State Bar at the time the degree was conferred;

(3) Prior to August 2005, the applicant received an LL.M or S.J.D. degree from a law school that was approved by the American Bar Association at the time the degree was conferred.

(4) The applicant holds an LL.B. or J.D. degree from a law school that was approved for licensure purposes in another state of the United States or the District of Columbia, was licensed in such state or district, and, at the time of the application for admission to the North Carolina State Bar, has been an active member in good standing of the bar in that state or district in each of the ten years immediately preceding application.

History Note: Statutory Authority G.S. 84-24

Adopted March 3, 1999

Amended February 27, 2003; March 5, 2015

 

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