A membership for everyone
Our members are the lifeblood of the Association - please join to take advantage of our many member benefits that impact your practice and your profession.
Click on any of the Membership Types below to open the PDF-format application that meets your needs. You have the option to a) mail it to Membership Services, North Carolina Bar Association, PO Box 3688, Cary, NC 27519-3688 or b) scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions pertaining to the benefits associated with membership in the NCBA, please click here or call 1-800-662-7407 and ask for Membership Services.
Affiliate Membership Application
Non-lawyer professional accepted into designated sections (see Membership FAQ).Download PDF
Criminal Justice Subsidy Application
The standard, faxable Criminal Justice Subsidy Application.Download PDF
Law Student Membership Application
Free Law Student Division membership is open to all law students in ABA-accredited programs.Download PDF
Licensed in good standing with the N.C. State Bar or resident of N.C. who is licensed and in good standing with a state bar other than N.C.Download PDF
Military and Veterans Law Special Membership Categories Application
Uniformed Active Duty or Active Duty Guard/Reserve (“AGR”) Judge Advocates and specific North Carolina military leadership positions qualify for a reduced NCBA membership rate and Military and Veterans Law Section membership rate.Download
Paralegal Division Membership Application
Two classes of paralegal membership are open to those who perform or are eligible to perform substantive legal work under the direction of an attorney. Paralegal students will use the separate application to apply for membership. Definitions for both Regular and Provisional classes can be found at paralegaldivision.ncbar.org.Download PDF
Paralegal Student Membership Application
The standard, faxable Paralegal Student Membership Application.Download PDF
Positional Membership Application
A membership for a full-time employee of a state government entity or agency who is licensed and in good standing with the North Carolina State Bar. This membership is paid by and assigned to the state government entity or agency.Download PDF
Privacy and Data Security Affiliate Application
Application for Privacy and Data Security affiliate membership.Download PDF
Retired Membership Application
Age 60 (sixty) or above, and who have elected Retired Inactive status with the N.C. State Bar.Download PDF
A needs-based scholarship program that may cover up to 50% of basic membership dues. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis.Download
Use this form to join one or more NCBA Sections.Download PDF
Sustainer Membership Application
Sustaining members meet the requirements of Regular members and enable the Association to accomplish goals outlined in the mission statement and further the implementation of the Strategic Plan.Download PDF
International Membership Application
Attorneys licensed outside the United States receives the same member benefits as an out-of-state member. This application must be completed with the International Lawyers Sponsor form, signed by a Regular member of the NCBA. To receive this sponsor form, call 919.677.0561 or email email@example.com.
Please note that NCBA dues are non-refundable. Dues overpayments will automatically be applied to the next year’s basic membership dues, unless the member instructs otherwise.