Welcome to the Durham Bar Website

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, and the Durham Bar Foundation. 

Dues information for 2017-2018 

Dues invoices were past due November 15, 2017. If you wish to print and mail your payment before you forget, you may click here for the master invoice file and find yours to print. You are also encouraged to click HERE to pay if you wish to use a credit card/debit card. 2017-2018 mandatory Fourteenth Judicial District Bar dues are $75. 

Durham County Bar Association dues are $125 and can be paid with the same check payable to the Fourteenth. Note that DCBA member benefits include 6 monthly luncheons as well as 12-14 hours of CLE including Ethics and Substance Abuse/Mental Health, provided at no additional charge beyond dues payment and the $3.50 CLE fee payable to the NC State Bar.  As a result of this offering, DCBA membership has grown from 266 in 2011 to a recent high of 499. 



Please note the following upcoming events: 



  • There will be a Candidate Forum for DA Candidates, Tuesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. the NC Central University School of Law.
  • The Spring Social is Wednesday, April 25, at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe hosted by the Fourteenth.
  • The May Monthly DCBA Luncheon will be Wednesday, May 9, at 12:30 p.m. at a new venue, The Pit restaurant downtown. There will be vegetarian options and the speaker will be Caryn McNeill, 123rd President of the North Carolina Bar Association.
  • The Annual Meeting of the Fourteenth and DCBA, including Elections, Scholarship Presentations, 50 Year Pins and recognition of members who achieve their 10th, 15th and 25th anniversary in the practice of law will also be recognized. It will be Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 12:30, here at the Durham Convention Center.
  • We are pleased to announce a summer event on the rooftop at The Durham Hotel Rooftop on Wednesday, July 11 at 5:30. More information about that will be in upcoming emails. 






Please proceed to the payment form, where you may log in with your NC State Bar Number as both your user name and password. 



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