Enhance your Career
Membership has its benefits
Members of the National Bar Association are entitled to an assortment of discount programs and other benefits to enhance their careers and the legal profession. They have access to our national network of approximately 66,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students. We offer various membership types based on your current professional status and your commitment to supporting the objectives of the National Bar Association.
Licensed to practice law in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.
Graduated from an accredited law school in any state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any other country.
Law Student and Pre-Law Membership
Matriculating at any accredited law school of any state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any other country.
Non-lawyer who is interested in law, e.g., paralegal, law firm administrator, law librarian, legal recruiter, diversity director.
At least sixty-two (62) years of age, and fully retired from the practice of law.
Members have the opportunity to join committees and task force initiatives to advance our legacy of service and promise of justice on a national and international platform. Our advocacy efforts are currently focused on voter protection, the underfunded federal judiciary, immigration reform, criminal justice and education.
Members gain access to our national network of regions, affiliate chapters, sections and divisions. We represent the interests of approximately 60,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.The NBA is organized around 23 substantive law sections, 9 divisions, 12 regions and 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world.
Members have access to CLEs, exclusive webinars, the Career Center, Local and national networking events, and industry news through the NBA Newsletter and the National Bar Magazine.