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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.

State Bar Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the State Bar will coincide with the council’s quarterly business meeting on October 23 - 26, 2018, and will include the election of officers at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the State Bar headquarters, 217 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC.

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.

Greensboro Attorney Barbara Christy Nominated as Vice-President

Greensboro Attorney Barbara R. Christy 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.

"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.

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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