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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The State Bar first alerted North Carolina lawyers to the compromised email wire instructions fraud scheme in April 2015. Unfortunately, over two years later, North Carolina lawyers continue to fall prey to this scam, causing millions of dollars of losses to clients and law firms.
Posted in News Alerts
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
AP news has published an article about North Carolina becoming the first state in the nation to require not only prosecutors, but also attorneys in private practice to reveal any evidence of innocence they become aware of after a conviction.
Posted in General News
Monday, February 06, 2017
The Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism (CJCP) conducts historical video series interviews with distinguished members within the legal profession in North Carolina.
Posted in General News
Friday, January 27, 2017
We have received a report of a fraudulent attempt to collect NC bar dues over the phone via credit card. We do not solicit payments by phone.
Posted in News Alerts
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
North Carolina State Bar President Mark Merritt has written an article about the recent Dental Board decision, which will appear in the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s newsletter, The Professional Lawyer.
Posted in General News
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
In 2017 there are several appointments to be made to the State Bar's boards and commissions.
Posted in General News
Thursday, October 06, 2016
A new phishing scam targeting State Bar members with deceptive emails has the potential to corrupt computer files. The fraudulent emails pretend to be sent by the State Bar or a state bar association.
Posted in News Alerts
Monday, September 12, 2016
We have received multiple reports of an attempted scam using the name “Nathan Silver,” a London-based architect.
Posted in News Alerts
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Speakers on topics relative to the North Carolina State Bar’s regulatory mission are available at no charge for presentations in North Carolina to lawyers and to members of the public.
Posted in General News
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
The State Bar has learned of a situation involving “spoofing” lawyers’ telephone numbers.
Posted in News Alerts
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