Individual Special Dues Programs
75/25 Discount: For members 75 years of age with 25 years of continuous membership, they may be eligible for a discounted rate.
Temporarily Left the Workforce Waiver: For lawyers who are currently unemployed, the ABA offers a $75 annual membership rate.
Pro Bono Waiver: For ABA Members who are retired and/or inactive, who are no longer in the active (paid) practice of law, and complete 500 hours of Pro Bono legal services work within a calendar year shall receive a full waiver of membership dues for the subsequent membership year upon request with documentation to the ABA.
Military & JAG
We’re proud to recognize the members who serve our country
JAG Dues Program: Membership dues are waived for one year for JAG officers who are within their first five years of practice.
U.S. Armed Forces Personnel Serving in a Combat Zone: A member - including lawyers, associates, and students - who is currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and is serving in a combat zone designated by a Presidential executive order may request a waiver for payment of dues upon the member’s written request. Such a waiver expires upon the member’s release from duty in the combat zone.