The North Carolina Business Court is a specialized forum of the superior court division. Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in our state are assigned by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina to a special superior court judge for complex business cases who oversees resolution of all matters in the case through trial.
Established in 1996, the Business Court has locations in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem.
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Seeking Qualified Applicants for Staff Law Clerk Position in Raleigh
North Carolina Business Court Judge Mark A. Davis seeks qualified candidates interested in serving the Raleigh Business Court location as a staff law clerk. Applications and other required materials (see PDF posting) should be submitted by email to Judge Davis at Mark.A.Davis@nccourts.org.
Amended North Carolina Business Court Rules, effective July 1, 2022
To All Counsel and Unrepresented Parties in Pending Business Court Actions:
By Order dated June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of North Carolina has approved amendments to the North Carolina Business Court Rules (“Amended Rules”).
THE AMENDED RULES ARE EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 1, 2022 AND APPLY TO ALL CASES BEFORE THE BUSINESS COURT PENDING ON OR AFTER THAT DATE.
Counsel and pro se parties in pending cases should carefully review the Supreme Court's order, which may be accessed at North Carolina Business Court Rules.
The Amended Rules do not alter or modify case management orders in pending cases in the event those orders conflict with the Amended Rules.
Louis A. Bledsoe, III
Chief Business Court Judge
North Carolina Business Court Email Alerts for Opinions and Orders of Significance
You may sign up to receive email alerts announcing the publication of the North Carolina Business Court’s Orders and Opinions and Orders of Significance on this page below.
ORDER AND OPINION ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION [REDACTED]
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT
ORDER AND OPINION ON PARTIAL MOTION TO DISMISS AMENDED COMPLAINT
ORDER AND OPINION ON DEFENDANT/THIRD-PARTY PLAINTIFF CHRIS MCDOWELL'S AND DEFENDANTS/THIRD-PARTY PLAINTIFFS CHRIS LAU AND ROBERT DUNN'S MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
FINAL JUDGMENT AGAINST DEFENDANT TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY OF AMERICA
Recent Orders of Significance
ORDER ON PLAINTIFF'S OPPOSITION TO DESIGNATION OF ACTION AS MANDATORY COMPLEX CASE AND MOTION TO TRANSFER TO WAKE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
ORDER ON DEFENDANTS AND THIRD-PARTY PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTION TO THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT'S NOTICE OF DESIGNATION AS A MANDATORY COMPLEX BUSINESS CASE
ORDER ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
ORDER FOLLOWING SHOW-CAUSE HEARING
ORDER ON DESIGNATION
This service allows you to electronically file to an existing case, request an e-filing account, or recover your username or password for an existing account.
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Concise reference guide for the eFiling process, including answers to frequently-asked questions.
Alpine Case Management System (requires employee login).
Court Review application (requires employee login).
For general inquiries please direct your attention to:
Thomas W. Estes, Senior Court Coordinator
The Business Court has four locations. Find contact info for each.
For case-specific inquiries, please contact the chambers of the assigned judge. Case assignments may be found on the Court’s public docket.
For eFiling technical and after-hours support, please contact the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) Help Desk at (919) 890-2407. Please request that your ticket be directed to the eFiling development team.