Section of Family Law

The Section of Family Law has thousands of lawyer, associate, and law student members worldwide. Our members are dedicated to serving the field of family law in areas such as adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, custody, divorce, and military law. Discover the many benefits we can offer you!

Join the Section of Family Law

Join the ABA Section of Family Law to expand your knowledge, engage in a community of family law attorneys and associates, and advance your practice.

2021-2023 Fellowship Program

Applications to be a Section of Family Law Fellow for 2021-2023 are due May 15, 2021.

COVID-19 & Family Law Resources

Do you have questions about how COVID-19 impacts you and your clients? We have a collection of articles, videos, and webinars to help you navigate this challenging time.

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Upcoming Conferences

See when and where our upcoming conferences through Spring 2022 are taking place. We look forward to seeing you at our next conference!

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Upcoming Brown Bag Teleconferences

Brown Bag Schedule

Sign Up for Free!

Our Trial Practice, Law Student, and Marital Property committees are hosting free brown bag teleconferences in March. Sign up for all brown bags through our 2020-2021 brown bag schedule.

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Our Committees

Hone in on your interests! Section members can join our 20+ substantive committees for free. Discover the benefits of belonging to a committee.

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2021-2022 Committee Leadership & Liaison Applications

Applications Now Open!

Looking to get more involved in the Section of Family Law? We're now accepting applications for committee chairs/vice-chairs, publication board membership, and liaisons to other ABA and outside entities. Applications and recommendations are due April 15, 2021.

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Contact Family Law Staff

ABA Section of Family Law, 321 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654. Phone: (312) 988-5145

Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

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Publications to Help You Succeed

About the ABA

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