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What is the North Carolina Bar Association?

We are a voluntary statewide organization of more than 19,500 lawyers, paralegals and law students.

What does the NCBA do?

We offer members opportunities for legal learning and avenues for service to the legal profession and the community at large. We provide members with myriad ways to connect within their practice areas and across the profession.

Is the NCBA responsible for regulating the practice of law in North Carolina?

No. That is the responsibility of the North Carolina State Bar, the state agency that oversees licensing and ethics complaints.

Who leads the NCBA?

Leadership is provided by the NCBA Board of Governors under the direction of a president who is elected to a one-year term. The NCBA is a 501(c)(6) trade organization; the N.C. Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization closely held by the NCBA. Jason Hensley serves as executive director of the NCBA and NCBF.

How long has the NCBA been around?

The NCBA was founded in 1899.

How can I contact the N.C. Bar Center?

The Bar Center is at 8000 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513; P.O. Box is 3688 Cary, NC 27519. Call us at 1-800-662-7407


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