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Kevin Williams of Winston-Salem Nominated as Vice-President

Winston-Salem attorney Kevin G. Williams has been selected by the State Bar’s Nominating Committee to stand for election to the office of vice-president of the North Carolina State Bar.

Alert: Spoofed Email

Many lawyers and law firms have reported receiving emails purportedly from the State Bar's President, Todd Brown. These are spoofed emails from a fake email address, which he did not send.

James K. Dorsett III Receives John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

James K. Dorsett III received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on May 8, 2024, at a ceremony and reception held at the North Carolina State Bar Building in Raleigh.

Notice of Intent to Seek Reinstatement: G. Cameron Byrd

Notice is hereby given that Giles Cameron Byrd of Hallsboro, NC, intends to file a petition for reinstatement before the Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the North Carolina State Bar.

Hon. Shirley L. Fulton Receives John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

The Honorable Shirley L. Fulton was posthumously presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on April 19, 2024, during the North Carolina State Bar Council meeting in Raleigh.

Wanda Copley Receives John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

Attorney Wanda Copley was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on April 1, 2024.

Theodore C. Edwards Receives John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

Theodore C. Edwards II was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on February 23, 2024.

CLE Town Hall Available on YouTube

View the town hall meeting that was held to discuss the recent changes to the CLE rules.

A Message from the President on eCourts

We’re nearly two months into the launch of the eCourts system in our four pilot counties.

Bank Failures, FDIC Coverage, and a Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility

The State Bar has received calls from lawyers expressing concern about the failure of a limited number of banks in the US. Here, you'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Upcoming EventsView All

Aug
16

Board of Paralegal Certifications Annual Meeting

State Bar Headquarters, Raleigh

Disciplinary Forms

Complaint Form

To file a complaint against a NC lawyer, complete this form and submit it via mail or email to complaints@ncbar.gov.

If you are a complainant, you can request information about the status of a grievance at grievancestatus@ncbar.gov.

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Unauthorized Practice of Law Complaint Form

To file an unauthorized practice complaint form, complete this form and submit it via mail or email to uplcomplaints@ncbar.gov.

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Fee Dispute Resolution Form

If you have a fee dispute with your lawyer, you may wish to participate in the State Bar's Fee Dispute Resolution Program, which is available free of charge to clients who dispute their legal fees. 

For more information about fee dispute resolution, click here.

To fill out a complaint form, click here and submit via mail or email to feedispute@ncbar.gov.

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