Sections, Divisions and Forums Annual Dues

ABA Member Groups Dues Rates

Choose from over 35 ABA Sections, Divisions and Forums and connect with top influencers from across the country in your practice area. Receive resources to keep up-to-date and engaged in your area of law. The chart below outlines the annual dues for each ABA Member Group. Law Students may select up to 5 groups for free.

Membership Dues

ABA Member Group Dues
Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
$60
Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
$50 
Air & Space Law
$40
Antitrust Law
$60
Business Law
$65
Center for Professional Responsibility
$100
Civil Rights & Social Justice
$45
Communications Law
$55
Construction Law
$60
Criminal Justice
$45
Dispute Resolution
$60*
Entertainment & Sports Industries
$50
Environment, Energy & Resources
$75
Family Law
$50
Franchising
$50
Government & Public Sector Lawyers Division
$60
Health Law
$65
Infrastructure & Regulated Industries
$60
Intellectual Property Law
$105 
International Law
$65
Judicial Division - Appellate Judges Conference
$35
Judicial Division - Lawyers Conference
$35
Judicial Division - National Conference of Administrative Law Judiciary
$35
Judicial Division - National Conference of Federal Trial Judges
$35
Judicial Division - National Conference of Specialized Court Judges
$35
Judicial Division - National Conference of State Trial Judges
$35
Labor & Employment Law
$75
Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar
$50
Litigation
$65
Public Contract Law
$45
Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
$75
Science & Technology Law
$55
State & Local Government Law
$60
Taxation
$105
Tort Trial & Insurance Practice
$65

* Membership in the Dispute Resolution member group is $55 for Affiliated Professionals

Included with your ABA Membership

New! Opt-In. Add your selections below for FREE!
Law Practice
FREE
Solo, Small Firm & General Practice
FREE
The following are auto-enrolled groups based on criteria below.
Senior Lawyers Division (Must be at least 62 or older)
FREE
Young Lawyers Division (Must be admitted to practice within past 5 years or be 36 years old or less)
FREE

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Deduct Your Dues

You may be able to deduct up to 97.5% of your dues as a business expense on your U.S. taxes! Consult your tax advisor with any questions.

*The ABA estimates that 2.5% of your total ABA dues is allocated to ABA lobbying activities and therefore is not deductible. Membership dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes.

Special Dues Programs

Discounted dues and auto-renew options are available to some qualifying members. Learn more about the Special Dues Program