There are tremendous benefits to joining the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), whether or not you decide to ultimately practice in the State.
As a law student, you can join the NCBA at no cost. You will receive unlimited CLE registration for $25, a free practice area Section membership, and many networking opportunities with the over 17,000 attorney members of the NCBA. The NCBA is the largest professional organization for attorneys in the state. To join, click here: http://gateway.ncbar.org/store/account/custom/ncbar-membership-start.php
Once you join, you will become a member of the NCBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD). YLD can provide you with information to help you get started on your law school career. You may also choose to volunteer for a YLD Committee, using the form provided in their newsletter. You can find the YLD membership issue here: http://younglawyers.ncbar.org/media/29726022/yldspecialedition2013.pd
You may also be interested in the YLD brochure: https://www.ncbar.org/media/29727523/2013-14ncbayldmembershipbrochure.pdf. Please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call toll-free at 1-800-662-7407 with any additional questions.