The Value of a Section Membership

For just $50, you'll receive a variety of benefits to enhance your practice or further your interest in family law. You get practice resource tools, CLE opportunities, and much more, including:

Subscription to Family Advocate

Subscription to Family Advocate

A quarterly news-and-feature magazine addressing timely family law topics, including one special Client Handbook issue per year that you can buy in bulk. (A great resource for your clients and their families!) Members may also read FA online.

Subscription to Family Law Quarterly

Subscription to Family Law Quarterly

Our scholarly journal provides you with an analytical view of existing and emerging family law issues. Annual features include "A Review of the Year in Family Law" and "Family Law in the Fifty States: Case Digests." You'll also be able to read or download FLQ articles online.

 Family Law Case Update

Family Law Case Update

This monthly update delivered via e-mail provides recent family law case developments throughout the country, allowing you to closely monitor case law as it develops. You'll also have online access to the Case Update archives dating back to 2004. Once you've joined the Section, you'll automatically receive this benefit. (You must have a valid e-mail address associated with your ABA member record in order to get Case Update.)

eNewsletter

eNewsletter

Our monthly eNewsletter highlights Section news, products, books and events, as well as tips on how to make the most of your membership. The eNews also features "Best of the FamLawEsq List Serve," which focuses on specific questions and answers from our popular FamLawEsq list serve for lawyer-members only.

Books

Books

As a Section member, you'll receive great discounts on more than 25 practice-specific and general titles written by the country's leading family law experts.

CLE Opportunities

CLE Opportunities

Section members receive discounts on our CLE programming. Whether it's a CLE conference in person or a webinar, we provide programming on a variety of topics, including recent changes to laws affecting the family law practitioner. View our Events Calendar for a list of upcoming CLE or to purchase materials from recent CLE conferences and webinars.

Committees

Committees

Get involved, network, become a leader. Members can join up to three of our 20+ substantive committees. Produce CLE, keep up with committee activities, ideas, legislation, and other resources via e-mail. Use your committee's list serve to get the discussion rolling and share resources.

Discussion Lists

Discussion Lists

The FamLawESQ discussion list is for our lawyer members only. It provides a national forum for discussion and debating of current cases, referrals, expert witnesses, and case law interpretations. We also have other topical lists for all of our members to join, as well as the committee discussion lists

Family Law Website

Family Law Website

Section members can access a variety of valuable information on our website. You can also register for meetings/webinars online; peruse our book list and order through the Web Store; join committees; sign up for list serves; and find topical articles to help you with your cases. It's your one-stop shop for all things family law!

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Contact Family Law Staff

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