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Renew Your Membership

It’s Time to Renew Your NCBA Membership.

Your career is unique and your needs change over time. One thing that can remain constant is your relationship with the North Carolina Bar Association. Now more than ever, you belong at NCBA, the oldest and largest voluntary legal association in the state.

Membership payments for the 2024-25 year are due June 30. If your membership is paid by your firm or organization, please communicate with your administrator to submit payment. For members on individual billing, you may review your membership and make a payment following the steps below:

  1. Log in to your Member Portal at
  2. Click the “Profile” tab to renew your membership for the 2024-25 year.

Please contact [email protected] if you have questions regarding renewing your membership or accessing your NCBA portal.

The NCBA provides you valuable resources, services and benefits that will help you as a student, paralegal, attorney or professional. Take advantage of the exclusive member content and discounts below when you join.

+ Up to 12 hours of quality On Demand CLE*

Each month, a new 1-hour On Demand CLE from our Expert Series will be available for download to your personal learning portal during that month. Once downloaded, you’ll have unlimited viewing access for up to 90 days. The Expert Series CLE will help you meet your annual CLE requirements by offering 2 hours Ethics/Professionalism training, 1 hour Substance Abuse/Mental Health training, 1 hour of Technology training, and 8 hours of substantive and timely CLE topics.

+ Membership in one Section of your choice* 

Take advantage of the many robust benefits of Section membership, such as in-person networking opportunities, discounts on section-specific CLE programs, and access to exclusive forms and email forums. Section benefits are effective immediately upon membership. Additional sections may be purchased for $36 each.

+ Exclusive NCBA benefits:

  • NCBA Health Benefit TrustCompetitive health care plans for your law firm that utilize the broadest Blue Cross network of healthcare providers in North Carolina.
  • Fastcase Online Legal Research: 24/7 access to a comprehensive, nationwide law library.
  • CLE Discounts: Reduced pricing on a CLE catalog with over 1,000 live, webcast and On Demand CLE programs
  • Center for Practice Management: Access to a confidential law practice advisor for guidance on issues ranging from law firm start up to wind down and all points in between.
  • Member-Only Experiences: Special events and networking socials across the state.
  • Communications: Digital and print publications updating you on statewide news, resources and events related to your practice and the profession.
  • Member Discounts: Save on office supplies, travel, health planning, practice management software and more.
  • Member Directory: Search for members by name, practice area and location.


*Emeritus members who do not pay annual NCBA dues do not qualify for these benefits.

Membership Rates

  • Attorneys: 1-2 years licensed: $0 | 3-5 years: $180 | 6 years: $360 | Retired: $90
  • Judges: $180
  • Paralegals: $90
  • Affiliates: $90
  • Law Students: $0
  • Emeritus: $180*
    *NCBA members who have been a member for a total of at least 40 years, who are 70 years of age and older and are no longer practicing full-time.