Chapter 84A of the North Carolina General Statutes authorizes the North Carolina Supreme Court to license foreign law consultants, subject to various conditions as set forth in G.S. 84A-1 to 84A-8. The North Carolina Supreme Court approved companion rules for the licensing of foreign law consultants (see Chapter 1, Subchapter F of the Rules and Regulations of the North Carolina State Bar).
Currently, there are two certified Foreign Legal Consultants (FLC) in North Carolina, listed below:
Ms. Maria M. Travers - Licensed in Nicaragua
Certified as a FLC in May of 2014
2441 Hartfield Circle
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Mr. Esteban Guzman – Licensed in Mexico
Certified as a FLC in August of 2018
1709 East Pine Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530-6161
Foreign lawyers and other qualified legal professionals who seek certification as foreign legal consultants in North Carolina must file the following:
- Application for Certification as a Foreign Legal Consultant
- Application with the NC Board of Law Examiner’s Office together with the board’s application fee. For additional information about this requirement, please contact Lee Vlahos, Executive Director of the Board of Law Examiners, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919)‐828‐4886.