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.0403 Jurisdiction

The procedure may be used for the resolution of any dispute if all of the following conditions are met:

(a) the disputed issues submitted to arbitration hereunder shall be solely between or among lawyers who are members of the same law firm;

(b) the dispute arises out of an economic relationship between or among lawyers concerning the operation, dissolution, or proposed dissolution of the law firm of which they are members;

(c) at least one of the parties to such dispute resides or maintains an office for the practice of law in the state of North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina State Bar;

(d) all parties agree in a written submission to arbitration agreement to submit the issues in dispute to binding arbitration under these rules and procedures.

History Note: Statutory Authority G.S. 84-23

Readopted Effective December 8, 1994

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