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North Carolina Legal Practice Materials

In this guide you will find resources for North Carolina Practice Materials arranged according to fields of law.

Business/Corporations

Basics of Business Law. Cary, NC: North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, c1988-.  [KFN7613 .A75 B38]

These CLE materials, compiled from a weekend program on business law in North Carolina, covers many of the issues that will face an attorney practicing business law, from choosing a form of association to working with commercial loans and identifying environmental or intellectual property concerns.

Note: The Law Library's most recent holding of this text is from 2010. Access to the most recent edition (2017) is available online with a NC Bar Association membership.

Robinson, Russel M., Robinson on North Carolina Corporation Law. 7th ed. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis/ Matthew Bender, 2002-.    [KFN7613 .R62 7th] (Reserve Room) [Available electronically via Lexis Advance to UNC Law Students and Faculty]

This resource combines treatise-like analysis of corporation law in North Carolina --including case law and statutory analysis -- with forms of a variety of corporate legal documents. Forms range from document templates to collections of sample language to be used to invoke particular legal constructs.

Note: The Law Library has been collecting the annual supplements since 2004, and the most recent supplement (2017) is with the copy located in the Reserves Room.

Johnson, Cyrus M., North Carolina Limited Liability Company : Forms and Practice Manual. 3rd ed. Brooklandville, MD : Data Trace Pub., 2001-.    [KFN7607.5 .A65 J64 3rd]

This practice manual lays out the statutory provisions (and case law where relevant) which govern limited liability entities in North Carolina. It is organized around the “life cycle” of an organization, from formation and organization through dissolution. It contains numerous forms in the text, giving sample language for corporate documents, and also comes with a CD-ROM of forms.

Note: The Law Library has been collecting the supplements for this text since 2002, and the most current supplement (2017) is located with the text.

Snyder, James E., North Carolina Corporation Law and Practice Forms. 3rd ed., Suwanee, GA: Harrison Co., 1999. [KFN/7613 .A65 569 1999] [Available electronically via WestlawNext to UNC Law Students and Faculty]

This resource contains a variety of business forms for everything from incorporation to settlements and release agreements. Beyond corporate forms, there are forms for other business entities, including: Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, Registered Limited Liability Limited Partnerships, Professional Corporations, Professional Limited Liability Companies, General Partnerships and Cooperative Associations.

Note: For the most current version of the text, refer to the copy available via WestlawNext.  This is the 4th edition and is automatically updated with the annual supplements.  The most recent supplement is from 2018.

Allen, Noel L., North Carolina Unfair Business Practice. 3rd ed. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2004-2019. - [KFN 7630 .A95 3rd] (Reserve Room) [Available electronically via Lexis Advance to UNC Law Students and Faculty]

This resource provides an in-depth consideration of N.C. General Statute § 75-1.1. Amongst general principles the text also deals with defenses, procedural issues, and various applications and relations. Forms included within the appendix are primarily complaints; however, there are also settlement agreements, pretrial orders, and some jury issues