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Jordan Installed as President

Salisbury Attorney Darrin D. Jordan has been sworn in as the 87th president of the North Carolina State Bar.

State Bar Presents Distinguished Service Awards at July Quarterly Meeting (Video)

The North Carolina State Bar presented four lawyers with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award at the July Quarterly Meeting of the State Bar Council.

State Bar's "BarTalk" Podcast Episode 7 Now Available

In this episode of BarTalk, podcast host Mark Henriques interviews lawyer and author Geeta Kapur about her new book, "To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest Public University."

State Bar's "BarTalk" Podcast Episode 6 Now Available

Hear a recap of the July 2021 Quarterly Meeting of the North Carolina State Bar Council.

A. Todd Brown of Charlotte Nominated as Vice-President

Charlotte Attorney A. Todd Brown 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. The election will take place in October at the State Bar's annual meeting.

eCourts CLE Opportunity Available for Attorneys

"From Paper to Digital: The eCourts Update" provides a general update about the Judicial Branch’s eCourts initiative to modernize our court system with the latest technologies, as well as an overview of the two ways that will be available for eFiling - eCourts File and Serve and Guide and File.

North Carolina State Bar Statement on the Gregory Newman Matter

On November 12-13, 2020, the Disciplinary Hearing Commission held a disciplinary hearing to decide whether Gregory Newman engaged in professional misconduct.

Alert: Increase in Wire Fraud Activity

There is a significant increase in instances of wire fraud affecting lawyer trust accounts in closings of residential real estate sales and mortgage refinancings.

COVID 19 Update: Mental Health Resources for Lawyers

There are resources available to help lawyers weather the storm of this pandemic and build resilience in the process.

Professional Responsibility in a Pandemic

State Bar issues ethics guidance on COVID-19’s impact on lawyer professional responsibility, including working remotely, using online services, and video conferencing.

COVID-19 and Related Practice Concerns for Real Property Closings and Notarization of Documents

State Bar issues ethics advisory on lawyer’s professional responsibility regarding remote notarial acts and disbursing real estate closing funds prior to recording.

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Complaint Form

To file a complaint against a NC lawyer, complete this form and submit it via mail or email to

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Unauthorized Practice of Law Complaint Form

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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. 

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