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David R. Teddy Receives Distinguished Service Award

Attorney David R. Teddy received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on June 17, 2018, at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Convention in Wilmington, NC.

"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.

George Hanna III Receives Distinguished Service Award

George V. Hanna III received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on May 3, 2018, at the Mecklenburg County Bar’s annual Law Day luncheon.

Timeshare Resale Scam Alert

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

"Ethics Board" Email Scam

The NC State Bar has been notified of an email scam. The email is from “Ethics Board” and urges recipient to click on links to review complaints against the attorney. This is a malware scam - do NOT open.

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Quarterly Meeting of the State Bar Council

Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst

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

Unauthorized Practice of Law Complaint Form

To file an unauthorized practice complaint form, complete this form and submit it via mail or email to

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, cllick here and submit via mail or email to

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