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ABA Post-Bar Exam Celebration

July Bar-takers who sign up for their first ABA Lawyer Membership during the Post-Bar Exam Celebration Week will be eligible for a special gift.

New Lawyer Resources

After the Bar: Essentials

Access content that will help you advance your career and professional development from a publication designed to guide you through the early stages of being an attorney.


New Lawyer Practice Area Resource Library

No matter your practice specialty or setting, the ABA has you covered. Find additional practice area pages in the ABA's New Lawyer Practice Area Resource Library.


CLE Member Benefits

Explore the CLE Marketplace for all content produced by the ABA and enjoy unparalleled learning experiences, with CLE credit, on timely topics with leading speakers both online and in person.


ABA Career Center

The ABA Career Center offers both career development resources and a job board for law students, lawyers, and other legal professionals across all disciplines and career stages.

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Before the Esq: Positioning Yourself for Success While Waiting for Bar Results

We’re here to help you maximize the time between the bar exam and starting your new job. Join us for tips on growing your network, understanding financial wellness, and navigating the early years of a career.

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Claim Your Membership Gift

Jumpstart your career by becoming an ABA Member. You will gain access to the tools and resources necessary to rise above the rest. Any July Bar Exam taker who signs up for their first full $75 ABA Membership between August 7- August 14, 2024, will receive a New Lawyer Starter Kit with an exclusive ABA insulated mug, notepad and pen, and tote bag! You will also automatically be entered in a raffle to win one (1) $400 Amazon® gift card, or one of three (3) $100 Amazon® gift cards.

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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the New Lawyer Starter Kit, you must be a class of 2024 spring graduate and join the ABA between August 7, 2024, and August 14, 2024, in a membership category with a dues rate of $75 or more for the first time. The New Lawyer Starter Kit will be shipped automatically based on your ABA member profile. Please make sure your ABA profile, including graduation dates and mailing address, is correct. ABA Members Services is available to help - (800) 285-2221. Allow 3-8 weeks for delivery. Full rules are available here.

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