Public Sector Attorney or Public Sector Attorney + CLE Club membership Attorney in good standing,* admitted to the practice of law, who either resides or practices in the State of Maine, and whose practice consists of full-time employment in the public service sector. Public service sector includes attorneys working for governmental entities (federal, state, county, municipal); legal services organizations; military; and, accredited law schools or universities - ($160).This membership may be combined with a CLE Club membership for an additional $165.
Student in good standing, enrolled in an ABA accredited school of law, or a recent graduate of an ABA accredited school of law. Persons are eligible for student membership until admission to any bar or up to one year following graduation from law school, whichever comes first. Student members not
residing in the State of Maine are not eligible to participate in the MSBA group dental insurance program. This is a non-voting membership category.
If you feel you don’t fit into one of these
member types, contact membership services at 207-622-7523 or email@example.com.
CLE Club: CLE Club members receive 12 months of drastically reduced registration fees for most seminars produced by the Maine State Bar Association, as well as up to 50% off CLE products.CLE Club membership costs $165 per year, in addition to membership dues. Learn more here.
Sustaining Members: MSBA members who wish to make additional financial contributions to the Maine State Bar Association are recognized as Sustaining Members. Their contributions help the MSBA maintain affordable dues, fund capital expenditures, and develop and implement programs to provide additional member benefits.
Life Members: MSBA recognizes member attorneys who have practiced for 50 years or more. Life Members are not assessed membership dues.
About Your Dues: Membership dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes, but may be deductible in part as a business expense. The MSBA estimates 4.92% of your total membership dues are allocable to lobbying activities of the Association, and therefore are not deductible for income tax purposes as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
*From the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar: "Good standing" indicates that the attorney has
registered with the Board of Overseers of the Bar and is not currently suspended or disbarred.