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North Carolina Advocates for Justice

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For more than 50 years, the members of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice ("NCAJ") have represented those injured by the wrongdoing of others, workers, the disabled, those with family problems, consumers, those in debt, and those accused of a crime.

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice is a non-profit association of legal professionals dedicated to protecting people’s rights through community, education, and advocacy. Founded in 1962, the organization has now grown to more than 3,000 members including attorneys who represent individuals in the civil and criminal justice system.

Membership is open to attorneys, legal assistants, law school faculty and students, and law office managers.  


Contact Information

North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)

1312 Annapolis Drive
P.O. BOX 10918
Raleigh NC, 27605
Phone: 800-688-1413

EMAIL: info@ncaj.com
Website: http://www.ncaj.com/
 

Benefits of Membership in NCAJ

Benefits of membership in the North Carolina Advocates for Justice include:

  • networking opportunities;
  • a more united voice through advocacy work in the NC state legislature;
  • subscriptions to various legal publications;
  • discounts to continuing legal education (CLE) seminars; and
  • access to listservs and discussion forums.

The different practice areas for the listservs and discussion forums include:

  • Auto Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Areas of Practice
  • Criminal Defense Law
  • Disability Advocacy
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Hispanic/Latino Legal Issues
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Legal Assistants
  • New Lawyers
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Small Office Practice
  • Workers' Compensation

NCAJ's "Find a Lawyer" Directory

One of the most important benefits of member in NCAJ includes a listing in the NCAJ Find A Lawyer Directory. The directory helps the public enter their city or county and an area of practice to search for an attorney who is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ).

NCAJ members cover many areas of practice including criminal defense, personal injury and workers’ compensation.  The public can use the directory to find an attorney across several different practicea areas including car accidents, traffic tickets, family law issues, andapplying for Social Security Disability.

The NCAJ Specialized Membership Directories include:

  • NCAJ Spanish-speaking Attorney Directory;
  • NCAJ Bilingual Directory to find a bilingual attorney;
  • NCAJ Traffic Referral Directory to get help with a traffic ticket or citation; and
  • NC Free Legal Help for a listing of all NCAJ members who have agreed to provide a 10-min free consultation.

This directory of attorneys who are members NCAJ is provided as a service to both NCAJ members and the public. According to the disclaimer, the “Preferred Referrals” should not be interpreted by the public as constituting or implying our endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of the attorney or firm listed. Although using the directory is an important first step in finding a qualified attorney, the NCAJ make no guarantee concerning the ability of the attorney or firm to represent you or handle your legal matter.


Upcoming NCAJ Events

The NCAJ Convention 2020 will be held June 18-21 at Hotel Ballast, Wilmington. The Summer Conference for Paralegals will also be held at the Hotel Ballast in conjunction with Convention on June 20, 2020.

Other upcoming events include:

  • Building a Winning Case From Intake Through Trial (LIVE) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/14/2020 8:55 AM - 5:00 PM ET
  • Racial Justice In North Carolina: Zealous Advocacy in the Face of Resistance (LIVE) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/14/2020 8:55 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Ethics Hot Issues 2020 (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Wed 2/19/2020 8:55 AM - 12:15 PM ET
  • 26th Annual Workplace Torts & Workers' Comp-VR (Durham) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/21/2020 8:55 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Insurance Law 2020: Practical Solutions to Insurance Headaches ( LIVE) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/21/2020 8:55 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Disbursements 2020: All the Bits and Pieces (LIVE) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/28/2020 8:55 AM - 4:45 PM ET
  • Advanced Family Law Trial Skills (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 2/28/2020 8:55 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Women's Caucus Retreat (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 3/6/2020 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM ET
  • Land Condemnation 2020: You Don’t Miss Your Water… – Practical Pointers for the Post Map Act Cases Era (LIVE) (Continuing Legal Education - Live Seminars)
    Fri 4/17/2020 8:55 AM - 4:30 PM ET

This article was last updated on Friday, February 7, 2020.

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