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NEW APRIL 2020 Exam Date

In observence of the Easter Holiday, the paralegal certification exam has been rescheduled to April 18, 2020.

Update on Directory and Application Processes

Due to the State Bar’s 2019 cyber incident, certification and recertification processes may be delayed, and directory information may not be current. We are working on improving these processes, and we appreciate your patience. Please contact staff at the State Bar with questions or to verify the status of a paralegal’s certification. 

Retired status now available

Certified paralegals who have retired from the workforce may now petition the board for retired status. Read more here.  

FOLLOW THE STATE BAR ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Stay connected with the North Carolina State Bar on social media by following them on Facebook and Twitter.

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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.

State Bar Journal and lawyer's handbook

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

The 2019 Lawyer's Handbook is now available for downloading on the State Bar's website.

Important Dates
Apr
18
Application deadline is January 15, 2020.
Oct
10
Application deadline is August 15, 2020