Join the NJSBA



At the New Jersey State Bar Association, we are proud to serve as the voice of New Jersey's attorneys. So, every day we serve legal professionals, delivering exceptional educational opportunities, providing up-to-the-minute news and knowledge, and advocating for the best interests of the legal community.

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Note: NJSBA membership dues are calculated on the year you were admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey. Please see the following chart to select the proper annual dues category.

Admitted in 2021* FREE
*First and second year attorneys receive free membership to any sections of interest.

Note: You'll receive an email after joining allowing you to choose the sections you'd like to join.

Admitted in 2020  $80

Admitted in 2016-19  $160

Admitted in 2015 or prior  $265
Government Attorneys
Admitted in 2021 FREE

Admitted in 2020 $80

Admitted in 2016-19 $80

Admitted in 2015 or prior $200
Judges $225

Law Student  $0 (includes one free section)

Paralegal  $80

Legal Assistant  $80

Law Librarian $80
Full-Time Military Attorney: $25

Retired Attorney (license must be retired): $80

Public Interest and Non-Profit attorneys - see government attorneys

If you are REINSTATING YOUR MEMBERSHIP, please call Member Services 732-249-5000 to obtain a username and password.

If you prefer to pay by check, click here to download the membership application. Checks should be made payable to NJSBA. If you are a paralegal or legal assistant, click here for the Paralegal Application for Membership.

Your Professional Playbook

Stay in the know.
Don't miss out on the latest news, trends, and information surrounding the NJ law community with publications in print and online.

Prepare for the future.
In-person and virtually, we've got your back with CLE, conferences, and networking events.

Budget with ease.
Receive discounts on CLE, business services, and personal entertainment.

Build your network.
Grow your personal circle as you journey through your career with section membership, networking events, and CommunityNET, an online community where you can pick the brains of your peers.

Feel equipped.
Tools at your fingertips that allow you to get the answers you need quickly and easily like Fastcase, an online research tool and PracticeHQ, a hub of resources designed to help you start and manage your own practice.

Ready to join? Get started today!