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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Section represents the interests of all lawyers who participate in the criminal justice system, whether defense attorneys, prosecutors or members of the judiciary.

The Section is dedicated to helping all North Carolina criminal lawyers better serve their clients and the state. The annual Peter S. Gilchrist III and Wade M. Smith Awards banquet and CLE are designed to honor the career accomplishments of a prosecutor and defense attorney, and to update practitioners on changes in the law and probe deeply into specialized areas.

Benefits of NCBA Section membership:

  • CLE discounts
  • Access to online Community forum
  • Networking socials, panel discussions and Lunch & Learns
  • Section blogs
  • Legislative support
  • Ethics updates
  • Pro bono projects

Useful Links and Resources:

Contact the NCBA Communities team