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There will be a very limited number of hard copies available for purchase. You can send a check or money order for $16.09 to the North Carolina State Bar, Attn: Handbook, PO Box 25908, Raleigh, NC 27611. Please enclose a note with your name and address and what publication you are requesting.


2018 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (October 2018)

Volume 2 of the 2018 Handbook includes updates to the following governing rules:

Subchapter A

.0406 Vacancies and Succession

.1401 Publication for Comment

.1403 Action by the Council and Review by the North Carolina Supreme Court 

Subchapter D

.0902 Reinstatement from Inactive Status

.0904 Reinstatement from Suspension

.1501 Scope, Purpose and Definitions

.1518 Continuing Legal Education Program

.1522 Annual Report and Compliance Period

.1602 Course Content Requirements

.2905 Standards for Certification as a Specialist in Elder Law

.2906 Standards for Continued Certification as a Specialist in Elder Law

Subchapter G

.0118  Certification Committee

.0122 Right to Review and Appeal to Council

Additionally, newly adopted opinions are included:

2018 Formal Ethics Opinion 1, Participation in Website Directories and Rating Systems that include Third Party Reviews

2018 Formal Ethics Opinion 2, Duty to Disclose Adverse Legal Authority

2018 Formal Ethics Opinion 3, Use of Suspended Lawyer’s Name in Law Firm Name

2018 Formal Ethics Opinion 6, Shifting Cost of Litigation Cost Protection Insurance to Client

Handbook Archives

2018 Lawyer's Handbook

2017 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (October 2017)

2017 Lawyer's Handbook

2016 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (November 2016)

2016 Lawyer's Handbook

2015 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (January 2016)

2015 Lawyer's Handbook

2014 Lawyer's Handbook (October 2014)

2014 Lawyer's Handbook

2013 Lawyer's Handbook (September 2013)

2013 Lawyer's Handbook

2012 Lawyer's Handbook (October 2012)

2012 Lawyer's Handbook

2011 Lawyer's Handbook (September 2011)

2011 Lawyer's Handbook

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2010 Lawyer's Handbook (March 2010)

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