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Section Membership

Join the premier forum on environmental, energy, and resources law to access content, networking, leadership opportunities, and more.

The Value of Section Membership

Written Content

  • Articles: Concise publications covering substantive areas of the law and related practice tips.
  • Discounts on Books: Expert legal resources written by lawyers, for lawyers, on everything from general practice to niche specialties, all at a discounted members-only price.
  • Natural Resources & Environment Magazine:  A quarterly magazine of practical, informative articles for practitioners. Section members receive NR&E as a member benefit and they can view past issues archived online.
  • Trends: A bi-monthly electronic newsletter of current developments and Section news.
  • The Year in Review: A comprehensive annual summary of judicial decisions, new legislation, and regulatory developments.

Committee Content

  • Email updates: Get the latest updates, case summaries, news, and notifications about upcoming events that relate to specific topics within environmental, energy, and resources law.

Leadership Opportunities

  • Take on a leadership role: Serve alongside hundreds of members who are involved with the Section's content creation and delivery.


  • ABA Communities Groups: Members can share case updates and spread the word about events on this interactive forum that features practice-specific groups.
  • Community Conversations: Members are the first to know about these frequently organized free non-CLE webinars that address substantive topics.
  • Happy hours: Members are invited to attend networking happy hours that are held in cities across the country each year.


  • Conferences: Receive discounted registration rates for the Section's two annual multi-day CLE conferences and the Section's three annual one-day conferences.
  • CLE webinars: Register for any of the Section's CLE webinars at a 70% discount.
  • Podcasts: Be among the first to know about new episodes of "Environmental Law Explored: A Podcast SEERies."
Member Rates
$95 / per year
Join or Renew
  • You must be an ABA member to join.
  • Select auto-renew for your membership to renew automatically each year.
  • Students can join up to 5 ABA groups for free.


As a recent law school graduate who holds a chair-level position on the Biodiversity Committee, I appreciate the many networking and engagement opportunities that SEER provides.

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Glenda Valdez

FERC Office of General Counsel, Energy Projects

The Section provides a great forum to advance discussions which are necessary and timely. Staying engaged with the Indigenous Law Committee and SEER more broadly helps me stay abreast of new developments in the field and engaged with my colleagues across the nation.

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Edward Ornstein

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida