Special Dues Programs

The American Bar Association offers discounted dues programs to individuals and groups who meet certain eligibility requirements. Call the ABA Service Center at 800-285-2221 to take advantage of these reduced rates.

Individual Special Dues Programs


Free membership is offered to Jag officers who are on active duty in a combat zone or have been admitted to the bar for five years or less.

Group Billed and Full Firm Membership

Join the American Bar Association as a Group and receive a single annual invoice for all members of your organization; reducing administrative paperwork and streamlining employee reimbursements. Learn more about the Group Membership Program. 

Joint Member Group Programs

Government & Public Sector

Join two sections at a discounted price. A single low dues rate covers membership in the Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division and any one of the following:

  • Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
  • Antitrust Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Health Law
  • International Law
  • Public Contract Law
  • Infrastructure and Regulated Industries
  • State and Local Government Law
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice


Judges enrolled in the Judicial Division may join one additional participating entity for a joint dues rate of $60. Participating entities include:

  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
  • Antitrust
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights and Social Justice
  • Construction Industry
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environment, Energy, & Resources
  • Family Law
  • Government & Public Sector Lawyers
  • Health Law
  • International Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Public Contract Law
  • State & Local Government Law
  • Science & Technology Law
  • Tort Trial & Insurance Practice