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James Talley, Jonathan Harkavy, and Judge B. Craig Ellis Receive DSA

Attorney James M. Talley Jr., Attorney Jonathan R. Harkavy, and Judge B. Craig Ellis each received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award.

State Bar Swears In New Officers

Winston-Salem attorney G. Gray Wilson has been sworn in as president, Raleigh attorney C. Colon Willoughby has been sworn in as vice-president, and Greensboro attorney Barbara R. Christy has been sworn in as vice-president.

Alice Neece Mine Installed as Secretary/Treasurer

Alice Neece Mine, long-time assistant executive director of the North Carolina State Bar, has been installed as the agency’s secretary/treasurer, succeeding L. Thomas Lunsford, II, who had held the post since 1992.

Celebrating Pro Bono: Successful Collaboration Supports Employment through Social Enterprise

Pro Bono Week is an effort led by the American Bar Association to recognize, recruit, and engage lawyers who positively contribute to the growing unmet legal needs in their communities by providing pro bono legal services.

2019 Judicial District Realignment/Renumbering

N.C.G.S. § 7A-60 was recently amended by the NC General Assembly. Effective January 1, 2019, North Carolina’s Prosecutorial Districts and Judicial District Bars will be reconstituted and/or renumbered.

Barbara B. Weyher Receives Distinguished Service Award

Barbara B. (Bonnie) Weyher was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award at the Wake County Bar Association’s luncheon on October 2, 2018.

Supreme Court Allowing Non-NC Lawyers to Provide Pro Bono Legal Services to Florence Victims

Yesterday, October 2, 2018, the North Carolina Supreme Court approved the North Carolina State Bar’s temporary rule amendment allowing lawyers not licensed in North Carolina to immediately begin providing pro bono legal services to indigent victims of Hurricane Florence.

Statewide Disaster Relief Legal Resources

The State Bar is compiling a list of legal resources for those in need of legal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Reimbursement program for foreign language/sign language interpreters

Lawyers who use a licensed foreign language/sign language interpreter to work with a client can submit a Request for Reimbursement to the Paralegal Certification Program.

Wire Transfer Fraud Checklist

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently provided the State Bar with a helpful checklist for use by victims of wire transfer fraud.

"Secure Email" Phishing Scams

The State Bar has recently learned of two separate email scams that appear to be targeting lawyers or individuals associated with the legal profession.

Timeshare Resale Scam Alert

The North Carolina State Bar learned of a scam targeting owners of timeshares.

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Disciplinary Forms

Complaint Form

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

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

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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

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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

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