The North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission
The mission of the NC Equal Access to Justice Commission is to expand access to the civil justice system for people of low income and modest means in North Carolina.
ABA Commission on IOLTA
The American Bar Association has supported IOLTA since its inception. To support the initiation and operation of IOLTA programs around the country, the ABA created the ABA Commission on IOLTA in 1986.
The North Carolina State Bar
NC IOLTA is a program of the North Carolina State Bar, the state agency responsible for regulating the practice of law in North Carolina.
The NC State Bar regulates the trust account practices of North Carolina lawyers. For more information about trust account practices, see: The North Carolina State Bar’s Trust Account Handbook
For regulations governing NC IOLTA, see the Administrative Rules of the State Bar, Subchapter D, Section .1300, Rules Governing the Administration of the Plan for Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA).
For the rules pertaining to trust account practice, see NC Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.15 – Safekeeping Property, Rule 1.15-1 – Definitions, Rule 1.15-2 – General Rules, and Rule 1.15-3 – Records and Accountings.
IOLTA.ORG is a joint project of National Association of IOLTA Programs and the ABA Commission on IOLTA offering the public information about IOLTA and IOLTA programs.