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SUBCHAPTER E

Regulations for Organizations Practicing Law

Section .0200 Registration of Interstate and International Law Firms

.0202 Conditions of Registration

The secretary of the North Carolina State Bar shall issue such a certificate of registration upon satisfaction of the following conditions:

 

(1) There shall be filed with the secretary of the North Carolina State Bar a registration statement disclosing:

 

(a) all names used to identify the filing law firm or professional organization;

 

(b) addresses of all offices maintained by the filing law firm or professional organization;

 

(c) the name and address of any law firm or professional organization with which the filing law firm or professional organization is in partnership and the name and address of such partnership;

 

(d) the name and address of each attorney who is a partner, shareholder, member or employee of the filing law firm or professional organization or who is a partner, shareholder, member or employee of a law firm or professional organization with which the filing law firm or professional organization is in partnership;

 

(e) the relationship of each attorney identified in Rule .0202(1)(d) above to the filing law firm or professional organization;

 

(f) the jurisdictions to which each attorney identified in Rule .0202(1)(d) above is admitted to practice law.

 

(2) There shall be filed with the registration statement a notarized statement of the filing law firm or professional organization executed by a responsible attorney, associated with the filing law firm or professional organization, who is licensed in North Carolina certifying that each attorney identified in Rule .0202(1)(d) above who is not licensed to practice law in North Carolina is a member in good standing of the bar of each jurisdiction to which the attorney has been admitted.

 

(3) There shall be filed with the registration statement a notarized statement of the filing law firm or professional organization executed by a responsible attorney associated with the filing law firm or professional organization who is licensed in North Carolina affirming that each attorney identified in Rule .0202(1)(d) above who is not licensed to practice law in North Carolina will govern his or her professional conduct with respect to legal matters arising from North Carolina in accordance with the Revised Rules of Professional Conduct of the North Carolina State Bar.

 

History Note: Statutory Authority G.S. 84-23

 

Readopted Effective December 8, 1994

 

Amended March 5, 1998

 

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