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8000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 677-0561
1-800-662-7407
membership@ncbar.org

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Membership Benefits

 
Joining the NCBA is a great choice for you AND your firm!

RESEARCH: Members save a minimum of $1,000 per year by using Fastcase the NCBA online legal research tool, rather than LexisNexis or West.

OFFICE SUPPLIES: Members save an average of $100 a year in office supplies by utilizing our Office Depot program - ask for an in-store purchasing card today!

HEALTH COVERAGE: Members report saving on expensive health coverage by utilizing our Health Benefit Trust through Lawyers Insurance Agency (based on one lawyer & one staff).

CLE: Members save an average of $120 a year on CLE programs versus nonmembers (based on 12 hours of CLE programs conducted by NCBA Foundation).


An annual membership in NCBA of $275 can save you at least $1,440!

Click here to join the NCBA -- And start saving money today!


Complete North Carolina Bar Association member benefit listing:

RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Avis Budget Group

Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, with 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world. NCBA Members receive a guaranteed discount of up to 25% in the USA, and international discounts including Canada. Request your Member savings cards today with coupons.

Phone: 1-800-331-1212 (Avis) and 1-800-455-2848 (Budget)

Avis
Phone: 1-800-331-1212
www.avis.com


Budget Hertz
Phone: 1-800-455-2848
www.budget.com


BarCARES

A confidential, short-term intervention program provided to members. The program is there to help by providing confidential assistance and brief, solution-oriented counseling. You can access your annual BarCARES counseling session by calling the confidential BarCARES assistance line.


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Phone: 1-800-640-0735
www.ncbar.org/about/barcares


Center for Practice Management

The NCBA's Center for Practice Management (CPM) is the starting point for members seeking free advice about good firm management, technology, marketing, personnel, financial management and sound office practices. CPM provides resources to help NCBA member attorneys, paralegals and legal administrators improve efficiency, reduce risk and improve client relations in their law firms.

 

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cpm.ncbar.org

Fastcase - Free Legal Research

NCBA members receive, free, unlimited access to the NC Fastcase Web Library. Touting a powerful combination of state and federal materials, the NC Fastcase Web Library puts the information you need to perform research at your fingertips. In addition to the comprehensive database of reported cases you might expect, the NC Fastcase Web Library takes your research to the next level with:
  • Pattern Jury Instructions
  • Opinions
  • StatutesM
  • Regulations & Rules

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Phone: 866.773.2782
Fastcase
Lawyer Referral Service

Expand your practice with prescreened clients from the NCBA Lawyer Referral Service. Each year, LRS provides nearly 60,000 referrals to people needing North Carolina attorneys. If you are a member of the NC Bar Association, are covered by professional liability insurance, in good standing with the Bar, and take pride in your profession, you are eligible to participate in the LRS program.

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Phone: 919-677-0561
Lawyer Referral Service

Membership Directory

Use the NCBA website to update your information, sign up for section listservs, and search for colleagues. The Membership Directory is a great networking tool!


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www.ncbar.org/membership-directory

Online Career Center

The NCBA Online Career Center allows employers to post jobs and make them available in North Carolina or across the nation. Members can also search for jobs and post their resumes. Additionally, members can sign up for our Career Services distribution list by sending an email to membership@ncbar.org.

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Phone: 1-888-491-8833
careercenter.ncbar.org

 

EDUCATION

NCBA Foundation Continuing Legal Education

NCBA members receive discounted rates for live and video CLE seminars, seminar materials, and practice manuals.


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OFFICE MANAGEMENT

ABA Retirement Funds

The ABA Retirement Funds Program (the "Program") has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 49 years. The Program's bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice.

We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services - all from a single source - at no additional cost to your firm. Maybe it's time to find out what's inside your 401(k).

Call us for a free consultation.

 

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Phone: (866) 812-3580
www.abaretirement.com

 

CLIO

Clio is a cloud-based legal practice management platform that keeps your all-important matters, contacts and documents available anywhere. If you already use other popular cloud services, like Dropbox or Google Apps, Clio will make you smile by tying them together in a single, easy-to-use system. With dozens of more advanced features like terrific time-tracking, comprehensive calendaring, and beautiful billing, Clio will save you time, make you money, and help you look polished and professional to your clients.

Members of the North Carolina Bar Association receive a 10% lifetime discount on Clio, in addition to: 

  • A free trial;
  • Live 1:1 web demonstrations;
  • Unlimited access to live customer support an training.

Read to give Clio a try? Please contact us today or log in to sign up as a NCBAR member.



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Phone: (888) 858-CLIO
www.clio.com

Flex-Pay Payroll Services

Flex-Pay Payroll Services offers a complete payroll processing service to employers of all sizes, with the flexibility to meet the employer's needs.

Flex-Pay prides itself on its superior customer service. All Flex-Pay clients receive unlimited training and support and work with a designated Payroll Specialist. Members are eligible for an in-depth payroll analysis from Flex-Pay at no cost, and when you use their services, members will also receive a 50% discount on set up fees and waived processing fees on your first payroll.

 

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Phone: (336) 245-2274
www.flex-pay.com
ehoneycutt@flex-pay.com

NCBA Health Benefit Trust – A Safe Harbor for Your Health Plan

You’ve seen news reports of individuals and small businesses getting health plan cancellation notices, along with much higher prices for replacement plans. The NC Bar Association Health Benefit Trust is a self-funded plan that is exempt from many of the provisions of health reform that are forcing plan changes and price increases. We already serve over 7,500 lawyers, their staff and families. If your next health renewal is an unpleasant surprise, contact us to compare. Call or email Delores Hunter at Lawyers Insurance for a quote – 800-662-8843, dhunter@lawyersmutualnc.com.


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Phone: 1-800-662-8843
www.LawyersInsuranceAgency.com

LawPay: Credit Card Processing for Attorneys

Trust your transactions to the only payment solution recommended by over 60 bar associations. Correctly safeguard and separate client funds into trust and operating accounts. Funds are never commingled. The ability to accept credit cards attracts clients, improves cash flow and reduces collections.

Plus, members save up to 25% off their credit card processing fees. If you are considering accepting credit cards or want to confirm that you are processing credit card transactions correctly contact us.


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Phone: 866-376-0950
www.affiniscrape.com/ncba

Lawyers Insurance

Lawyers Insurance is the official agency of the North Carolina Bar Association. We are a subsidiary of Lawyers Mutual, and our mission is to meet the insurance needs of the legal profession.

Lawyers Insurance can meet virtually any insurance need of North Carolina lawyers; Business & Office Coverage, Life & Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, Structured Settlements and more.


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Phone: 1-800-662-8843
www.LawyersInsuranceAgency.com

 

Lenovo Products

As a member of NCBA, you are eligible to receive discounts of up to 20% off the everyday public web price on a wide range of Lenovo products, including laptops, tablets, desktops, accessories and more! In addition, you can receive free ground shipping on all web orders and monthly eCoupons. For more information and easy ordering, call 1.800.426.7235, ext. 4862 or visit www.lenovo.com/ncbar, and experience the Lenovo difference!


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Phone: 1-800-426-7235, ext. 4862
www.lenovo.com/ncbar

 

Lightwave Consulting Group

Confused about the many telecommunications options and service providers available to your business? Lightwave Consulting Group (LCG) represents more than 40+ service providers to provide you with significant discounts for all of your telecommunications needs, including wireless, network, software (SaaS) and Invoice Auditing & Consolidation.

Take advantage of your free assessment to see how much money you can save on telecommunications.

 

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Phone: 704-936-2360
jenny.hinson@lightwavegroup.com

Meeting Bridge

Meeting Bridge offers teleconferencing, web conferencing and video casting services to meet the specific needs of the legal profession. We believe our services are much easier to use and less expensive than any competing service.

Administrators love the convenience; partners appreciate the savings.

 

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Phone: 1-888-723-1200 x621
www.meetingbridge.com

NCBA Bank of America Credit Card

The North Carolina Bar Association WorldPoints® Platinum Plus® Credit Card offers a world of benefits - we believe that it's one of the best credit card deals you'll find. As an NCBA WorldPoints Customer, you will have access to WorldPoints Assist - a unique 24/7 personal assistance service. Think of this service as your own personal concierge -- it can assist you in finding hard-to-get tickets for entertainment, making special dining arrangements, obtaining tee times at exclusive golf courses, arranging unique experiences (such as a trip to a sports fantasy camp), and delivering special gift and flower arrangements. You pay only for the goods and services you purchase.


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Bank of America WorldPoints

NetDocuments®

NetDocuments® allows the freedom to access and work on documents anywhere. Get to the Internet and login to documents. Create, edit, share and collaborate with others. Organize into folders based on clients or projects. Search the content of your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF's, and emails. The work is backed up and secured in world-class data centers. NetDocuments® offers Basic, Professional and Professional Plus editions for offices with a minimum of 2 users (and up to 3,000 users). NetDocuments® now offers an iPhone and iPad app as well. NCBA members are entitled to a free 30 day no-obligation trial, and 10% lifetime discount on annual subscriptions and all renewals.

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netdocuments®
Phone: 1-866-638-3627
http://www.netdocuments.com/
info@netdocuments.com

Office Depot  

Office Depot offers significant savings off of list prices to members - all firms, large and small, that participate in the program receive pricing as if you were a large volume purchaser.

As the world's largest supplier of office products and services, Office Depot provides discounts on office supplies, business machines, computers, software, and office furniture. Additionally, you will be eligible for discounted copy, print and reproduction in all of our Office Depot retail locations.

Members can also offer these create discounts to their employees for personal purchases. Sign up here for the Employee Purchase Program.

 

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www.officedepot.com
Laurie Scarth
980-225-3294
lauriescarth@officemax.com

Ruby Receptionists

Ruby Receptionists is the perfect solution for solo and small law firms. We're the bright, friendly virtual receptionist service that provides top-notch service at a fraction of the cost of an on-site receptionist. Best of all, your callers will think we work in your office.

NCBA Members enjoy free setup and discounts on monthly charges. To learn more, contact Diana Stepleton through the information on the right.

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Phone: 866-611-RUBY (7829)
www.callruby.com/ncba
hello@callruby.com

The UPS® Savings Program -- Ship and Save with UPS®

Make the most of your NCBA membership and save up to 34% on UPS® shipping services. Save on a broad portfolio of services, including air, international, ground and freight. Put the power of logistics to work for you. To enroll and start saving today, visit savewithups.com/ncba or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Phone: 1-800-MEMBERS 1-800-636-2377 (M-F, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
savewithups.com/ncba

 

PUBLICATIONS

Annual subscription to North Carolina Lawyer, the NCBA's quarterly magazine

Section & Division newsletters

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August 2012 Issue of NC Lawyer