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COMMENT ON PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS SOUGHT BY BOARD

The Board of Paralegal Certification is considering rule amendments that would permit online paralegal programs to become qualified paralegal studies programs and would allow certain nationally certified paralegals to sit for the NC certification exam. Read more here.

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SCAM ALERT - COLLECTING BAR DUES OVER THE PHONE

The State Bar has 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. Read more here.

Certification Application is now available

The deadline for the April 08, 2017, exam has been extended to January 30, 2017. The application can be found on the Forms and Documents page. 

Recertification Application Now Available

The application can be found on the Forms and Documents page. The notary requirement has been eliminated from the recertification application.

State Bar Journal

Click here to view online the latest edition of the State Bar Journal.

2016 Lawyer's Handbook

The 2016 Lawyer's Handbook is now available for downloading on the State Bar's website.

Important Dates
Apr
8
The next examination will be administered on Saturday, April 8, 2017 (deadline for application submission is January 6, 2017).
Oct
14
The certification examination will be administered on Saturday, October 14, 2017 (deadline for application submission is August 1, 2017).