27 NCAC 01E .0403          JURISDICTION

The procedure may be used for the resolution of any dispute if all of the following conditions are met:

(1)           the disputed issues submitted to arbitration hereunder shall be solely between or among lawyers who are members of the same law firm;

(2)           the dispute arises out of an economic relationship between or among lawyers concerning the operation, dissolution, or proposed dissolution of the law firm of which they are members;

(3)           at least one of the parties to such dispute resides or maintains an office for the practice of law in the state of North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina State Bar;

(4)           all parties agree in a written submission to arbitration agreement to submit the issues in dispute to binding arbitration under these rules and procedures.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 84‑23;

Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994.