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Latest News
June 21, 2022
The State Bar Council recently published proposed changes to the structure of continuing legal education in North Carolina. When these proposed amendments were introduced at the April 2022 council meeting, one of the first questions asked by a State Bar councilor was, “How will these changes impact specialization CLE requirements?”
June 20, 2022
Annual dues and recertification notices will be available in the State Bar Member’s Portal in early July.
March 23, 2022
Jessica Heffner, a family lawyer and mother of two who practices in Raleigh, joined our most recent group of board certified specialists in 2021. According to Jessica, "Pursuing board certification allowed me the opportunity to demonstrate and elevate my knowledge and expertise in the area of family law.