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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.



  • Registered E-filers may pay for a filing fee or a bond on a contested case online with Mastercard or Visa.
  • OAH has proposed changes to rules for e-filing to clarify the rules in 26 NCAC 03 .0501 and .0502 effective Oct. 1, 2016. See the Notice of Proposed Rule for details. The public comment period ended Aug. 15, 2016.


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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