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Notice of Intent to Seek Reinstatement: Fletcher Hartsell

Fletcher Hartsell of Concord, NC, intends to file a petition for reinstatement before the Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the North Carolina State Bar.

North Carolina State Bar Council Appoints Carmen H. Bannon as New Counsel

The North Carolina State Bar Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Carmen H. Bannon as the new counsel, effective immediately.

CLE Town Hall Available on YouTube

View the town hall meeting that was held to discuss the recent changes to the CLE rules.

Paul A. Meggett Receives John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

Paul A. Meggett received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award on October 23, 2023.

A Message from the President on eCourts

We’re nearly two months into the launch of the eCourts system in our four pilot counties.

Bank Failures, FDIC Coverage, and a Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility

The State Bar has received calls from lawyers expressing concern about the failure of a limited number of banks in the US. Here, you'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Upcoming EventsView All


Legal Deserts Subcommittee Meeting

Zoom Video Conference


NC IOLTA Board of Trustees-Fiscal Meeting

State Bar Headquarters, Raleigh

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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