Statement of Purpose: To educate and empower North Carolina teachers, students and general public by providing civic and legal educational resources, programs and competitions.
Law-Related Education encompasses the educational outreach efforts of the North Carolina Bar Association. Conducted through the LRE Department under the direction of Diane Wright and the LRE Advisory Committee of the NCBA Foundation, the widely acclaimed public service initiative was launched by the NCBA in 1998.
Lawyers 4 Literacy
Lawyers 4 Literacy (L4L) volunteers work with students to improve reading skills.Learn More
LRE Speaker Requests
We connect LRE partners with legal professionals who can bring law-related topics to life.Learn More
Become An LRE Partner
LRE Partners are the volunteers who represent the driving force behind Law-Related Education at the North Carolina Bar Association. NCBA members who volunteer to serve on the Law-Related Education Advisory Committee automatically become LRE Legal Professional Partners. Educators who serve on the committee as Affiliate members automatically become LRE Education Partners. Teachers and Community Connections requesting LRE speakers, programs or resources will be asked to register online to become an LRE Education or Community Partner.Learn More
An Introduction to Our Court System
Learn more about how the court system in North Carolina is funded and the importance of an independent judiciary, with a special focus on how judges and justices are nominated or elected.View Now