The North Carolina Advocates for Justice is a nonpartisan association of legal professionals dedicated to protecting people’s rights through community, education, and advocacy.
For over 50 years, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) has protected individual rights in North Carolina. NCAJ members, now 3,500 strong, represent those injured by the wrongdoing of others, workers fighting for their rights in the workplace, the disabled, those addressing family problems, consumers, those in debt, and those accused of crime. They include attorneys, legal assistants, law school faculty and students, and law office managers.
The North Carolina Advocates for Justice accomplishes its mission through effective advocacy work in the NC state legislature advocating for the rights of all citizens, through the development of various legal publications and over 40 professional development seminars annually to help attorneys improve their skills, and through the administration of a variety of public outreach initiatives aimed at enhancing public understanding of the U.S. legal system. The organization's Legal Affairs Committee also monitors the development of law and serves as a trial attorney advocate to the State Bar.
The association gears activities, services, and listservs to specific areas of practice, including: Auto Torts, Civil Rights, Commericial Litigation, Consumer Areas of Practice, Criminal Defense Law, Disability Advocacy, Eminent Domain, Employment Law, Family Law, Hispanic/Latino Legal Issues, Juvenile Defense, Legal Assistants, New Lawyers, Nursing Home Litigation, Products Liability, Professional Negligence, Small Office Practice, and Workers' Compensation.
NCAJ is pleased to be associated with organizations that mirror its mission and goals: