Give the Gift of ABA Membership

A membership to the American Bar Association makes a perfect gift for the lawyer in your life. Whether you are gifting to a recent graduate, new associate in your firm, or a seasoned practitioner, the ABA offers membership categories that meet the needs of lawyers at all career levels.

ABA Membership provides access to a large network of legal professionals and member-exclusive resources and tools.

ABA Membership provides access to a large network of legal professionals and member-exclusive resources and tools.

The gift of membership includes all the resources necessary for professional career growth, including:

  • FREE CLE offering 500+ online and on-demand programs. Valued at $1,950.
  • ACCESS TO VALUABLE CONTENT from Law Practice and GPSolo Division for free. Valued at $110.
  • PRINT AND DIGITAL ABA JOURNAL the trusted voice of the legal profession for 100+ years.  Valued at $110.
  • EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to resume feedback, interview prep, assessment quiz and expert career guidance.
  • MEET AND CONNECT with powerful influencers in the profession.
  • SAVE ON BRANDS YOU TRUST with special discounts on products and services you need for the office and for your life including Brooks Brothers, UPS, Mercedes-Benz and more.
  • GET INVOLVED in special projects such as the legal representation of immigrant children separated from their families at the border. ABA Members have helped more than 20,000 children. 
  • ... MUCH MORE!

ABA Dues Structure

Lawyer Annual Rate
0-4 Years Since Original Bar Admission
$75
5-9 Years Since Original Bar Admission $150
10-14 Years Since Original Bar Admission $250
15-19 Years Since Original Bar Admission $350
20+ Years Since Original Bar Admission $450
Government Lawyers $150
Non-Profit/Public Interest Lawyers
$150
Judges
$150
Solo Practitioners
$150
Small Firm Lawyers*
$150
Retirees or Inactive Lawyers
$150
Recent Law School Grad $75
*Lawyers working in firms with 2 to 5 lawyers.

ABA Member Groups Dues Structure

In addition to joining the ABA, many of our members find that belonging to a member group specific to their practice helps keep the up-to-date and engaged in their area of law. There are over 35 members groups to choose from and joining is optional, but highly recommended. 

How to Gift ABA Membership

Give the gift of membership today by calling the ABA Service Center at 1-800-285-2221, and one of our service professionals would be happy to assist you. Before you call, please have the following information ready and available:

  • Original month and year of giftee bar admission
  • Original bar state
  • Dues rate giftee qualifies for
  • Choice of additional member group
  • Recipient's full name, law firm/organization address, phone number, and email address
  • Credit card information for payment processing
  • If you are gifting to a government employee, only use Membership Application below

You can also download and use our Membership Application.