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Professional License Law UPDATE-Application Denial

What is a General Licensing Non-Discrimination Law? General licensing non-discrimination laws prevent professional licensing boards from denying applicants with certain criminal records from licensure. In 2013, North Carolina enacted these non-discrimination laws. The scope of the laws were very limited. The laws did not extend to state agencies and did…

Association Executives of North Carolina Sponsorship

North State law is proud to announce that we are sponsors of the 2019 Association Executives of North Carolina trade show.  The AENC trade show will take place on December 12, 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  AENC is made up of executives from many associations all over the state…

Professional License Tips for Veterinarians in North Carolina

Professional Licensing for Veterinarians in North Carolina

What You Need to Know as a Licensed Pharmacist in North Carolina

As you can imagine, pharmacists have a lot of oversight when it comes to dispensing and disposing of prescription drugs. There are strict ethical rules that Pharmacists must abide by which were enacted by the licensing board. The NC Board of Pharmacy enacted ethical rules under 21 NCAC 46 .1201-.3501….

NC Workers’ Compensation Insurance Requirements

I wanted to do things a little different on this Monday with help from my friend, Kevin Bunn of NC Worker Comp Law Firm. Mr. Bunn is a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation specialist who represents injured workers throughout North Carolina. Today I will be a guest blogger for Mr. Bunn’s…

How can I protect my nursing license in North Carolina?

Nurses are an integral part of the medical profession who must pass rigorous licensing exams after obtaining the appropriate degree. A nurse’s job is trying, difficult, important but, most notably, rewarding. The North Carolina Assembly enacted sections 90-171.20 through 90-171.48 and created the nursing licensure requirement. NC General Statute 90-171.43…

General Contractor License Tips in North Carolina

North Carolina, especially the Triangle, is a popular destination for folks to relocate to from all over the country.  Who wouldn’t want to live in this great state?  But with the increase in populace comes the need for new housing or renovations on existing housing.  Opportunities for new builds or…

A Cautionary Tale of Attorney Misconduct

Prior to doing professional/occupational license defense I first started practicing law as a member of the Mississippi State Bar.  That was way back in 2008 with the Harrison County, MS Public Defender’s officer. Back then I did not have to worry about the most common reason for attorney disbarment in…

Professional Licensing for Pharmacists

The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is the licensing authority for Pharmacies and Pharmacists in North Carolina. The Board‘s authority to issue and regulate licenses comes from North Carolina Administrative Code 21 NCAC 46 sections .1200-.3500. RECORD KEEPING Due to the nature…