Skip to main content

News/AlertsView All

North Carolina: All lawyers must reveal innocence evidence

AP news has published an article about North Carolina becoming the first state in the nation to require not only prosecutors, but also attorneys in private practice to reveal any evidence of innocence they become aware of after a conviction.

Legal Services Funding

The bar association community responds to the proposed elimination of government funding for the Legal Services Corporation.

President’s Message regarding NCCALJ Report

In 2015, the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice was established to improve the administration of justice. On March 16, 2017, the Commission released its Final Report.

CJCP Historical Video Series

The Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism (CJCP) conducts historical video series interviews with distinguished members within the legal profession in North Carolina.

Scam Alert - Collecting Bar Dues over the Phone

We have received a report of a fraudulent attempt to collect NC bar dues over the phone via credit card. We do not solicit payments by phone.

Alert: New Phishing Attack - Exercise Caution

A new phishing scam targeting State Bar members with deceptive emails has the potential to corrupt computer files. The fraudulent emails pretend to be sent by the State Bar or a state bar association.

Check Scam Alert

We have received multiple reports of an attempted scam using the name “Nathan Silver,” a London-based architect.

Upcoming EventsView All


Quarterly Meeting of the State Bar Council

Renaissance Hotel, Asheville


Specialization Board Meeting

North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh

Disciplinary Forms

Complaint Form

To file a complaint against a NC lawyer, click here.

If you are a complainant, you can request information about the status of a grievance at

Unauthorized Practice of Law Complaint Form

To file an unauthorized practice complaint form, click here.

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

*Forms are required to open in Acrobat Reader to submit electronically. Please do not open the PDF in the browser. Get Acrobat Reader here: