New CLE Requirements for Applicants Successful on 2011 North Carolina Bar Examinations Forward:
The North Carolina State Bar is requiring new lawyers who have just passed the North Carolina State Bar Examination to take 12 hours of specialized CLE courses designed to teach them the fundamentals of practicing law and professionalism.
For more information, please contact Debra Holland, Assistant Director of the North Carolina State Bar’s CLE Board.
Applicants for the July 2013 North Carolina Bar Examination, Please NOTE:
Any applicant wishing to take advantage of a group discounted rate at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, please use the following link:
Note that the special rate is only available to applicants making reservations before July 8, 2013.
FEBRUARY 2013 BAR EXAM APPLICANTS:
The names of successful applicants who have completed all requirements for licensure have been posted under Exam Results as of noon on Friday, April 5th. The Board will not provide results by phone. If you have not received your results please submit your request in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no earlier than April 10th. Your request will not be answered until after this date.
Please DO NOT CALL the Board’s offices to inquire about licenses until April 25, 2013. The licenses will be sent as soon as they are received. There is no expedited process.
If you have an address change, please notify the analyst processing your application as soon as possible to prevent a delay in receiving your license and/or Bar Card.
Please DO NOT CALL the State Bar to inquire about State Bar numbers until May 2, 2013. They will not have your bar number available until after this date.
Please DO NOT CALL the State Bar to inquire about Swearing-In ceremonies. They do not have this information. You will need to contact your local bar for this information
Please note: Due to the number of applicants, it is the Board’s policy that Results Letters will not be resent.
You may request a copy of the Select Answer Booklet, as well as a copy of your answers. The fee for the Select Answer Booklet is $30 and for a copy of your answers is $20. Please submit your request in writing with ONE single check or money order for the total amount of all materials. The Select Answer Booklet will not be available until May 3, 2013.
You may request the Select Answer Booklet and your answers any time between now and May 3, 2013 and they will be sent to you as soon as possible after May 3rd.
If you would like a printout of your scores mailed to you, please email your request to email@example.com. Scores will be available for release no earlier than Friday, April 5, 2013. If your scores are requested at the same time as your answers and the Select Answer Booklet, the scores will be mailed with the other items. If you would like your scores prior to May 3rd, please make note when you mail in your request.
Pursuant to the Board’s rules, you may review the essay portion of your examination along with one or more answers for each question chosen by the grader of that question. The review period will begin on Monday, May 6, 2013 and extend through Thursday, May 23, 2013. The Board does not provide assistance during the review. Review times are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday of the dates listed above.
The Supplemental Application is available in the Application menu option above.
ALL applicants must submit a new, original application for each examination for which they apply. If a copied or altered application from a previous examination is submitted, it will be returned.
Please note the items that must be included so that your application will not be returned are:
Payment ($400 only, there is no late filing period or late fee for July Supplemental Applicants)
Original application and 1 copy of the application, both signed and notarized
2 Authorization and Release Forms, signed and notarized
Licenses for successful applicants, who have met all requirements, will take 3-4 weeks to be processed and mailed to you. State Bar Numbers/Cards can be expected within 2-3 weeks after receipt of the license.
The list of names posted to the website will only be those that are licensed and have met all requirements, not applicants who were successful on the February 2013 NC Bar Exam.