Welcome to the Web Page of the Fourteenth Judicial District Bar, the mandatory bar organization for attorneys who live or work in Durham County, North Carolina. This is also the Page for the Durham County Bar Association (DCBA), the voluntary organization for attorneys in Durham County, as well as the Durham Bar Foundation, Inc. our charitable, 501 (c) 3 organization.
2011 – 2012 dues are payable now for the Fourteenth Judicial District, the DCBA and YLD are payable upon your decision to participate. Second (and some third) invoices are send out during the year, with a Final Notice sent in April. If you need a reprint sent or emailed to you, please call or email the bar office. If you have any doubt that you have paid your dues for this or LAST year, please check that list here. It is updated daily as payments are received. If you are not sure what you owe, and when, you may download a useful Dues Checklist and Dues Information Sheet.
Need a reason to pay the $125 DCBA dues, along with the $75 Fourteenth Judicial District Bar dues? Click here for a list of DCBA luncheon speakers and CLE events which are included in the cost of DCBA membership.
For address changes, please send a letter or email the office from your own email account. We cannot accept a phone call as a notice of new address, nor can this information be received via your staff. This also applies to requests to be removed from the Fourteenth, due to residency and/or employment change.
Our Executive Director, Bonnie Biggs, is located in the Bar office in downtown Durham, at 115 E. Main Street. You may call her at 919-682-2012 during normal business hours. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE (2013) COURTHOUSE
The new Durham County Courthouse opened on Monday, February 11th. Durham County and Judicial District 14 Courts now conduct business at 510 South Dillard Street, Durham, NC 27701. (map)
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT LINKS:
Courtroom Location Diagrams -- by Floor (Downloadable PDF file)
Courtrooms and Offices in the New Durham County Courthouse -- Floor Directories (This is an excel spreadsheet file.)
Attorneys' Lounge location: Third floor (PDF one-page)