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The Maine State Bar Association provides several membership categories to serve the needs of all lawyers. Learn more about our member benefits here.

Choose the category that best describes you:

 

Practicing Attorney or
Practicing Attorney + CLE Club membership
A licensed attorney in good standing,* admitted to the practice of law, who either resides or practices in the State of Maine.

Dues are based on the date of an attorney’s first admission to any Bar. This membership may be combined with a CLE Club membership for an additional $165.
  • 1-2 years in practice - $110
  • 3-4 years in practice - $160
  • 5+ years in practice - $265


  • Non-Practicing Attorney or
    Non-Practicing Attorney + CLE Club membership
    Attorney in good standing,* who resides in the State of Maine but is not engaged in the practice of law - ($160)

    Retired Attorney or
    Retired Attorney + CLE Club membership
    Attorney in good standing,* admitted to the practice of law, who resides in the State of Maine and who practices no more than 40 hours per month - ($160)

    Non-Resident Attorney or
    Non-Resident Attorney + CLE Club Membership
    Attorney in good standing,* admitted to the practice of law, who neither resides nor practices in the State of Maine - ($160)
    First Year (1L)
    Second Year (2L)
    Third Year (3L)
    Preparing for the bar exam


    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 membership@mainebar.org.

    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. 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.

    *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.

    Maine Bar Association 124 State St. Augusta, ME 04330