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The 2018 application period is May 1, 2018, through July 2, 2018. The 2018 exam schedule is listed below (Bankruptcy exam dates are still tentative):

Friday, September 14, 2018
Raleigh: NC State Bar
Elder Law

Monday, October 22, 2018
Raleigh: NC State Bar
Appellate Practice
Criminal Law (including juvenile delinquency)
Estate Planning and Probate Law
Family Law
*Immigration Law
Privacy and Information Security Law
Real Property Law (if both subspecialties, also October 23)
Social Security Disability
Trademark Law
Utilities Law
Workers’ Compensation Law

*Immigration Law
The Immigration Law exam will be offered during even years only until further notice (2018, 2020, etc.). Please see the Immigration Law Exam Guide for additional information.

Friday, October 26, 2018
Charlotte: Mecklenburg County Bar
All specialty exams administered except Bankruptcy and Elder Law. (If both subspecialties for Real Property, also October 25.)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Raleigh: NC State Bar
Criminal Law (including juvenile delinquency)
Estate Planning and Probate Law
Family Law
*Immigration Law
Privacy and Information Security Law
Real Property Law (if both subspecialties, also October 31)
Social Security Disability
Trademark Law
Utilities Law
Workers’ Compensation Law

*Immigration Law
The Immigration Law exam will be offered during even years only until further notice (2018, 2020, etc.). Please see the Immigration Law Exam Guide for additional information.

Tentative – November 1 or 4
Pinehurst: TBA
Bankruptcy Law

Examination Locations:
Raleigh examinations will be administered at the State Bar Headquarters at 217 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC.

Charlotte examinations (all specialty exams except Bankruptcy and Elder Law) will be administered at the Mecklenburg County Bar, 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte.

Bankruptcy Exams will be administered in conjunction with the 41st Annual Bankruptcy Institute and CLE in Pinehurst. Location TBA.

Exam results will be available Tuesday, November 20, 2018.