Welcome to the Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Law Section

Section News & Notes
  • 2013 Diversity Fellowship In Environmental Law Application
    The NCBA, Energy & Natural Resources Law Section will be sponsoring fellowships for eligible law students during the summer of 2013. Click here for more information.
  • Join Section ListManager
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  • Join a Section Committee
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The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Law Section currently has 345 members, representing governmental, nonprofit, and private environmental law practitioners. The section provides a forum for collegial interaction among North Carolina environmental lawyers from all three sectors. Membership in the section is also offered to non-lawyer environmental professionals and legal assistants. The section presents an environmental speaker at every council meeting, and council meetings are open to all members.

The section sponsors CLE programs and services; provides members with a substantive newsletter; and helps mold the association's legislative agenda for presentation to the N.C. General Assembly. The newsletter, Environmental News, offers an index of its articles and CLE topics.

The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Law Section's website includes the following information:

Calendar - contains a listing of Section Council meeting dates, Section Annual meeting dates, and other Section-related events dates, locations, times, and event descriptions.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) - contains section-specific Continuing Legal Education (CLE) information including upcoming programs and publications when available.

Governance - contains the Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Law section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws.

Join/Renew - contains an online application form for joining this section.

Leadership - contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

ListManager – is a communication tool that offers its members the opportunity to post suggestions, comments or questions to a large number of people at the same time.

Newsletters - contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Resources - contains section-specific legal resources including access to Fastcase® / PJI, online links / references, publications (e.g., forms, brochures, booklets, etc.), articles, legislative issues, and other information when available.

NCBA - Information about the North Carolina Bar Association's leaders, staff contacts, map/driving tools, and links to other sections, divisions as well as NCBA's home page.

  • Patron Campaign
  • Fastcase
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • 4ALL
  • Law related Education
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Center For Practice Management