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Legal Division

The Legal Division provides the Commission with expert legal counsel, assistance, and support with regard to all aspects of the operation of the Commission. Attorneys in the Legal Division:

  • Advise the Commission with regard to highly complex and controversial issues of law
  • Prepare Commission Orders in response to a diversity of applications, requests, motions, and other legal pleadings filed with the Commission
  • Represent the Commission before other judicial bodies and other federal and state governmental agencies
  • Assist other Commission staff in interpreting North Carolina law and the Commission’s regulations
  • Serve as Hearing Examiners

Staff in the Legal Division also manage and oversee the preparation of the Commission's calendar of hearings and other docketed matters, and compile and edit the Commission's annual report of major Commission Orders and Decisions.

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