Have You Heard the One About the Lawyer Who …

Took an online survey? It didn’t even take too long. It explored a range of important topics in hopes of creating a picture of the challenges and goals of attorneys practicing law today.

No joke.

Please take a few minutes to complete the online State of the Profession Survey from the N.C. Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. The survey password was mailed to all licensed North Carolina attorneys on April 5. Email surveys@ncbar.org if you need help.

For those who have completed the survey, thank you very much for your participation.

No Lawyer Jokes Here – Attorney Survey Is Serious Stuff

The pursuit of happiness – professional and personal – is always in the back of our minds. For a few minutes, we’d like to put it front and center.

If you’ve not yet completed the online State of the Profession Survey from the N.C. Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, please take some time to do so now at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/stateoftheprofession. The survey password was mailed to all licensed North Carolina attorneys on April 5.

For those who have completed the survey, thank you very much for your participation.

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A UBE For NC: You Say Bring It On

By Amber Nimocks

A few months ago, we asked NCBA members to respond to a short survey on the growing possibility of North Carolina’s adoption of a Uniform Bar Exam. More than 300 readers chimed in. Below is a snapshot of the results along with a few of the many reader comments. To read all the comments poll takers left, go to the North Carolina Lawyer page of our website.

 

POLL RESULTS

What is your reaction to the N.C. Board of Law Examiners’ move toward adopting the Uniform Bar Exam?

The majority of the 311 respondents, 59 percent, reacted in favor of the change.

89 or 29 percent: “It’s about time.”

95 or 30 percent: “It’s a good idea.”

127 or 41 percent: “It’s an abomination.”

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