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Dues Payment Portal

How much do you owe? 

All those who owe should receive a paper invoice. You may request a reprint from

  • Typically, all attorneys owe mandatory dues of $75 in the district of their work or their residence, paid to the Fourteenth Judicial district Bar.
  • Those paying for a prior year, or paying after November 15 for the current year, should include a $15 service fee for late payment.
  • Those who wish to participate in the voluntary activities of the Durham County Bar Association owe an additional $125.

Be sure to have your NC State Bar ID number on hand before your start to pay. It is typically a four or five digit number no higher than 60000. You can look up your ID number at the NC State Bar web page. (This is not the same as your NC Bar Association member number.)


Refund Policy

There is typically no reason for an attorney to request a refund. Either a person is a member, or they are not, based on their address of record on file with the NC State Bar. If you pay one judicial district and move, you are waived-in to the new district without further payment for the current fiscal year. In unusual circumstances, such as a firm and individual payment for the same member, refunds are processed via check after a written request is made and authorized by the Treasurer, who can be reached at