RECIPROCITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW IN NORTH CAROLINA

 

Please note that effective February 5, 2010, the Comity application fee has increased from $1,500 to $2,000.

 

1) Must have graduated from an ABA Accredited Law School.

2)In order to be eligible for admission by comity you must be able to substantiate that you have been engaged in the full-time practice of law as your principal means of livelihood and duly licensed in a reciprocal jurisdiction for at least four out of the last six years; a minimal 48 months. You must be or have been physically practicing in this jurisdiction. You may be required to submit supporting documentation, including time-sheets. In the event you cannot meet this requirement you are not eligible for comity admission.

3) Effective January 10, 2013, to the best of our information, the following jurisdictions have reciprocity with North Carolina (subject to change). Please check with your particular jurisdiction prior to submitting an application to ensure eligibility.

 

ALASKA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

COLORADO

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

GEORGIA

IDAHO

ILLINOIS

IOWA

KANSAS

MAINE

MASSACHUSETTS

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

NEBRASKA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW YORK

NORTH DAKOTA

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

WASHINGTON

WISCONSIN

WYOMING

 

 
 
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