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State Bar's "BarTalk" Podcast Episode 13 Now Available

Mark Henriques interviews three judicial trailblazers, Justice Robin Hudson, Chief Judge Linda McGee, and Judge Lillian Jordan.

Douglas Carmichael “Mike” McIntyre Receives Distinguished Service Award

Douglas Carmichael “Mike” McIntyre II was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on December 9, 2022, in Lumberton.

Charles Hardee Receives Distinguished Service Award

Charles R. Hardee was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on December 8, 2022, in Greenville.

J. Anderson Little Receives Distinguished Service Award

J. Anderson Little was presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award December 1, 2022.

State Bar's "BarTalk" Podcast Episode 12 Now Available

Peter Bolac and Brian Oten recap the 2022 Annual Meeting of the State Bar Council.

Armstrong Installed as President

Smithfield Attorney Marcia H. Armstrong was sworn in as the 88th president of the North Carolina State Bar by Chief Justice Paul Newby at the State Bar’s Annual Dinner on Thursday, October 20, 2022.

"Scott Perkins" Scam Alert

The State Bar has learned that there is a scam involving a letter that purports to come from a lawyer named Scott Perkins at a law firm in Charlotte.

Email Spam Alert

A spam email is circulating claiming to be from the NC State Bar

CLE Board Proposes Sweeping Changes to CLE Rules

On March 12, 2022, the North Carolina State Bar’s Board of Continuing Legal Education (CLE Board) approved large-scale amendments to its rules following a multi-year review process.

State Bar Issues Report on Secure Leave Policy

The North Carolina State Bar issued a Report on Secure Leave Policy at the October 2021 meeting of the State Bar Council.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide is a chronic problem for our profession. The Lawyer Assistance Program provides resources and help for lawyers and judges before anything hits a crisis point. Contact them today.

State Bar Adopts Report on Private Appointed Counsel Caseload and Compensation

The North Carolina State Bar adopted a report on Private Appointed Counsel Caseload and Compensation at the October 2021 meeting of the State Bar Council.

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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Specialization Board Meeting

Zoom Video Conference

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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