in the Section of International Law

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Membership Benefits

Lawyer and Associate Members

Global Networking

via more than 55 special interest and regional committees, listservs, and an interactive website to network, exchange ideas, offer client referrals, collaborate with each other.


to approximately 18,000 legal professionals and students in 90 countries

Continuing Education & Professional Growth

via Seasonal Meetings, Stand-alone programs and Committee Teleconferences


including The International Lawyer, a quarterly journal and the International Law News, a quarterly newsletter and international books.

International Projects

including the International Legal Exchange Program (ILEX) and the International Legal Resource Center

Membership Benefits

Law Students and Young Lawyers

Student Headquarters

to network and collaborate with other student members and young lawyers.

Free membership

in the ABA Section of International Law for law students.

Career advice

and international internships

Pathways to Employment in International Law

programs which your school can host to enhance your knowledge and opportunities in the profession.

New Member & Law Student Outreach and Young Lawyers Interest Network committees

where you can be active in student issues, take a leadership role, and stay connected after graduation


of specific interest to law students

Free Membership

in the ABA Young Lawyer Division

Mentorship Program

Help Law Students and Young Lawyers Learn From Your Experience and Knowledge! Participating in the Mentorship Program is a great way to help the next generation of international practitioners to become involved in the Section and to receive guidance and advice that can be invaluable as they begin their career. It only takes a small amount of your time each month over a six month period to be a mentor; however the rewards for the mentee will be life long!