Policies of the New Hanover County Bar Association

MEMBERSHIP

The NHCBA is a voluntary organization for active or honorary members of the North Carolina State Bar who: (1) reside in or maintain a law office in New Hanover County (including offices of government and corporate counsel); and (2) are members of the North Carolina and the United States judiciary residing in New Hanover County. Any eligible person may become a member of the NHCBA by submitting a membership application and paying annual dues.

LIFETIME MEMBERS

Lifetime members do not have to pay annual dues. Lifetime members are those persons who have attained age 65 and either: (1) have been a dues-paying member of the NHCBA for thirty (30) years; or (2) whose application and induction have been approved by vote of the Board of Directors.

ANNUAL MEETINGS

The NHCBA’s annual meetings are held at a date, time, and place determined by the President. At the annual meeting, officers and directors are elected and other business conducted. Notice is provided to our membership via the last known email address of each member at least ten (10) days prior to the annual meeting.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO OTHER NONPROFITS

In accordance with our Bylaws, the NHCBA cannot contribute any monies to any not-for-profit association.

LEGAL ADVICE AND REFERRALS

The NHCBA is unable to provide legal advice or make lawyer referrals. If you seek a referral, please consider contacting the North Carolina Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at lrs@ncbar.org or 800-662-7660.

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