North Carolina Bar Associations
North Carolina Bar Associations - Statewide
- North Carolina State Bar, Cary
8000 Weston Parkway, Cary 27513, Phone: (919) 677-0561
The North Carolina Bar Association, founded in 1899, provides services to attorneys, including continuing legal education programs, and the general public, including a series of legal information pamphlets and a nonprofit lawyer referral service. The State Bar, founded in the 1930s by the state legislature at the NCBA's request, regulates and disciplines attorneys.CLEAssociation's Events
- Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Triangle Area, Chapel Hill
Formed in 1988 by representatives of 23 APA bar associations from around the country, NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the APA community. NAPABA represents over 40,000 attorneys in 45 local APA bar associations, whose practice settings range from solo practices to large firms, corporations, legal services organizations, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies. Through its network of committees, NAPABA is in the forefront of national and local activities in the areas of civil rights reform, combating anti-immigrant backlash and hate crimes, increasing the diversity of the Federal and State judiciaries, and professional development.
North Carolina Bar Associations - Local
- Durham County Bar Association (DCBA), Durham
The objects of this Association are: the promotion of closer union and fellowship among the lawyers of Durham County; the maintenance, promotion and implementation of the ethics of the profession; the facilitation of the trial action; the extension and furtherance of the principals of justice; the rendering of assistance to the judiciary; the expedition of business of the courts; the continuing education of members of the Bar; the maintenance and improvement of relations with the public, the education and enlightenment of the public with regard to the work of (tie legal profession and the business of the courts; the participation in any lawful act or activity for the improvement and enlightenment of the members of the Bar and the public with regard to the work of the legal profession and of the judiciary; and the engagement in any other lawful activity to achieve the purposes of the Association.
- Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB), Charlotte
The mission of the Mecklenburg County Bar is to serve the public and the bar members in improving and preserving the administration of justice, and to assist the North Carolina State Bar as described by statutory requirements.CLE
- Wake County Bar Association (WCBA), Cary
The Wake County Bar Association is a voluntary bar association with a membership of more than 2000 attorneys. It exists to promote a closer union and fellowship among the lawyers and the judiciary of Wake County; to maintain and promote high standards of professionalism to further the administration and delivery of justice; and promote professionalism and public interest in the law.