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.
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.
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.
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.