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CLE Programs are Going Paperless 


  • Many of our CLE programs are now paperless, including all video replays throughout the state and many LIVE programs.  We anticipate we wil be 100% paperless by July 1, 2015. 


  • When you attend a paperless program, all of your materials for this program will be electronic. You will not receive a paper program manual or notebook when you arrive at the CLE program.


  • You will receive an email notification that program materials are available for download approximately one week before the CLE program.


  • Access your CLE program e-Materials in 4 Easy Steps! It is important that you log in to access materials before the program.

    1. Go to 
    2. Click on the “Login” link in the upper right hand corner.  (If you are already logged in when you get to this page, please log out and log back in to refresh your account.)

    3. Use your NCBA issued member number and password to log in  (If you cannot remember either your NCBA Member Number or password, click on the link that is located just below the blue login button that says “Forgot NCBA Member Number or Password? Click here to retrieve”. An email will instantaneously be sent to your email address on file. Note: Everyone has an account and login information, regardless of NCBA membership status.)                                               
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  • If you desire, print the materials for your use. We hope you will consider using them electronically. Digital materials save resources and are 100% portable to be whereever you are working. 


  • Be sure you have downloaded your materials to your device (laptop, tablet) before arriving at the program. Or, bring the materials you have printed. 


  • Don’t forget to bring your device (laptop, tablet) to the CLE program with the CLE materials loaded and accessible.


  • Ensure your device is pre-charged before you arrive at the CLE program.


  • While tether charging stations will be available for recharging your device, these charging stations are not available to use for the entire duration of the program. 


  • A limited number of printed materials will be available onsite, for purchase, at the program.  The cost will be nominal, but again, there will be a limited number.


  • After the program concludes, you can also purchase the printed materials online for a nominal fee.


NC Marriage Equality: A Practitioner's Symposium


Greensboro | Elon University School of Law

Friday, March 20, 2015 

Registration: 8:15a
Program: 8:55a-4:30p

Also Available via Video Replay.



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In October 2014, North Carolina began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognizing the marriages of couples previously married in other jurisdictions.  

The marriage equality rollout has widespread impacts on client advice and advocacy and raises many questions with respect to application of existing laws to the newly recognized marriages.  

NC Marriage Equality: A Practitioner’s Symposium is a full day, cross disciplinary program at which attendees gain the knowledge needed to confidently advise affected clients on family law and adoption issues, tax and financial planning, federal and state benefits, and more.

NCBAF CLE Passport
NCBAF CLE Passport




Explore a new world of learning options this year with the CLE Passport.

  • With one affordable purchase, gain year-round access to top quality live and online CLE/CPE.
  • The issues you care about, taught by local experts you can trust.
  • The credits you need and the flexibility you expect at an affordable, prepaid price. 
  • Now that’s a perfect balance.


  • Tuition-free program admission after Passport purchase.
  • Includes Live, Video Replay and Online programs.
  • All programs are now 100% Paperless and materials are offered electronically at no additional cost for all programs that you attend.  Printed materials are offered for an additional charge. 
  • All NC State Bar MCLE fees paid on your behalf by the NCBA Foundation.
  • 30% off select CLE Bookstore purchases.
  • Firm Discounts are also available. Email for more information.
  • 2014 Passport holders receive a $50 discount off a 2015 Passport. Discount taken at checkout.

Hours of Live, Video Replay and Online Programming 24 Hours of CLE 12 Hours of CPE
Pricing for NCBA Members $649 $329
Pricing for Non-NCBA Members $999 $529


  • Rolling Enrollment! The Passport Program runs for 12 consecutive months from the date of purchase.


  • PHONE | Credit card only. Non-NCBA members MUST phone/call to purchase.
    919.677.8745 or 800.228.3402 (ask for CLE)

*Participants will receive an email confirming the purchase of their CLE Passport and their date of enrollment.


  • CLE Passports are non-transferrable and non-refundable.
  • Participants may cancel their registration for a program within three (3) business days after the program date with no penalty.
  • Participants failing to cancel their registration will be charged a $25 administrative processing fee and will not receive program materials.
  • Tuition-free admission to LIVE and Video Replay programs as well as online programs to include Online CLE, Webcasts, Webinars and Podcasts.
  • Phone/Audio Streaming Seminars and other Third-Party provider programs (included Periaktos Productions Webcast Series) are excluded from the NCBA Passport Program.
  • LIVE/Video Replay CLE/CPE programs exceptions include: The NCBA Annual Review, The NC/SC Labor Law or Construction Law Annual Meeting (when held in SC), the NC Family Law Intensive workshops, the Professionalism for New Admittees (PNA), professional speaker programs and the NCBA Annual Meeting CLEs.
  • When possible, these excluded programs are offered at a reduced tuition rate and therefore do not count against hours used under your CLE Passport.
  • Program materials are provided electronically for online programs, for all Video Replay programs and for many of our LIVE programs. Printed program materials are available for purchase for a nominal charge after the program concludes by visiting the CLE Bookstore or by calling the CLE Department at 800.228.3402, ask for CLE.

Traditional Passport Virtual Passport Hybrid Passport

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North Carolina Child Support Calculator - 2015 Download - FREE 10-day Trial
North Carolina Child Support Calculator - 2015 Download - FREE 10-day Trial

We are pleased to offer a FREE 10-day trial of the completely new subscription-based child support software,* developed by NC attorney and NCBA Family Law Section member Ketan Soni.

This new software:

  • Provides child support calculations for lawyers, judges and mediators pursuant to the 2015 North Carolina Child Support Guidelines (effective January 1, 2015).
  • Is in a new and improved format, making it easier than ever to use.
  • For the first time, is available as a digital annual subscription.
  • Is compatible with both PC and MAC.
  • Provides two licenses with each subscription, allowing you to install the software on two devices or to share with your paralegal.
  • Is in a download format only and is available immediately once purchased.

*In order to download and use the PC version of this software, you must have Microsoft Excel 2007 or newer. In order to download and use the MAC version of this software, you must have Microsoft Excel 2011 or newer.


Please follow the below instructions to access your FREE 10-day trial download of the 2015 Child Support Calculator software:

         1. If you have not already done so, please login to your account. 

         2. Click on "Add to Cart" under Products at the bottom right of this page.

         3. Proceed to the cart and click "Check Out."

Once you have completed the checkout process, click here for instructions on how to download the software to your computer.


For additional information on using this software, please click the below links to view instructional videos:

Part 1: Why this calculator versus others?

Part 2: Worksheet A

Part 3: Worksheet B

Part 4: Deviation

Part 5: Worksheet C


Click here to purchase the annual subscription of the 2015 NC Child Support Calculator.

Sports and Entertainment Law Section (SEL) and Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Joint Program: "Sports Law in the Headlines"
Sports and Entertainment Law Section (SEL) and Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) Joint Program: "Sports Law in the Headlines"


Charlotte | Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown 

Thursday, March 5, 2015 

Registration: 12:45p
Program: 1:25-6:00p


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Sports is a thriving multi-billion dollar industry in the United States.  

From the playgrounds to giant arenas, the legal landscape is constantly changing.  

Whether you are a seasoned professional or a rookie, this program provides the skills you need to be competitive in this exciting area of law.

  • Get up to speed on changes in the NCAA governance structure and litigation on student-athletes’ rights
  • Utilize your expert witness for competitive advantage while adhering to the Rules of Professional Responsibility
  • Managing drugs, sex and criminal behavior in professional sports
  • Do you have the skill set to practice at the highest levels in the sports industry?

Planned by the NCBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section and the Sport and Recreation Law Association

This CLE is presented in conjunction with the Sport and Recreation Law Association Annual Conference, March 5-7, 2015.  For more on the SRLA conference, go to and click “Conference”.

What Happens When I Click This Red Button? Hot Topics in Technology and the Law
What Happens When I Click This Red Button? Hot Topics in Technology and the Law


Cary | NC Bar Center

Friday, February 27, 2015 

Registration: 8:15a
Program: 8:55a-4:15p

Also Available via Live Webcast.



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With advancements in technology, clients are leaving behind larger digital footprints than ever.  

Almost weekly, stories of data breaches and massive troves of personal data stolen by hackers are in the headlines.  

At this program, seasoned attorneys, many with significant prior experience in the cyber realm in the US law enforcement, military, and intelligence communities, address hot legal topics dealing with the intersection of technology and the law.  

Topics covered include data breach and incident response obligations, digital forensic investigations, using technical expert witnesses in litigation, and mobile device security and privacy issues in the corporate setting.

Join us for this unique CLE with special guest speaker, Ashden Fein, former lead prosecutor of the WikiLeaks trial of Private Bradley Manning, along with five other experts.  

Hear the latest technology developments and learn practical tips that will apply to you, your practice and your clients.

  • Digital Forensics in Litigation, Investigation and Trial
  • Data Breaches and Cyber Fraud  
  • Mobile Device Monitoring, Rights and Limitations
  • Special guest speaker, Ashden Fein, former lead prosecutor of the WikiLeaks trial of Private Bradley Manning