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North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings

Director and Chief Administrative Law Judge
Julian Mann, III

Mission Statement:

To serve the citizens of North Carolina, with quality and efficiency, by providing an independent forum for prompt and impartial resolution of administrative law contested cases involving citizens and state agencies; investigating alleged acts of unlawful employment practices in state government; functioning as the State’s codifier and publisher of all administrative rules; and reviewing rules before the Rules Review Commission.



  • OAH contested case online filing is simple and convenient. Click here to find out how to register.
  • The Office of Administrative Hearings will provide access to a Special Education teleconference Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm in the Rules Review Commission room at OAH.  The conference is entitled “The Third Dimension of FAPE: Failure to Implement the IEP”.  University Professor Emeritus Perry Zirkel will provide a working knowledge of the rising wave of denial of FAPE claims under the IDEA. The presentation will include a short case scenario, alternative approaches, identification of limited jurisdictions, application and Q&A.

    To attend, please call Anita Wright at 919-431-3061 to RSVP.


Main Telephone Line: 919-431-3000

Main Office Street Address: 1711 New Hope Church Road, Raleigh NC, 27609

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday (closed for all State holidays)

Mailing Address: 6714 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-6700

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