Join the NJSBA


The New Jersey State Bar Association is the largest organization of attorneys, judges and legal professionals in the state today. With members from every county, every practice area and a variety of firm sizes, there’s something for everyone at the State Bar Association.
Members tell us they gain tremendously from the ongoing exchange of ideas, the award winning CLE programs, the practical, skill building seminars, the important legislative updates and the secure and exclusive access to Section members through the Bar Associations’ social media platform – CommunityNET. 

Whether you are new to the practice or experienced and looking for connections with colleagues, Bar Association membership is the smart choice.

Join today and start taking advantage of all the opportunities and discounts available to members.

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NJSBA membership dues are calculated based 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.

 Join as an attorney - click here or on the date you were admitted below
 Year Admitted
 2020  Free (includes one free section)
 2019  $80
 2015-2018  $160
 2014 & prior
 Government Attorney
 2020 Free
 2019 $80
 2015-2018 $80
 2014 & prior
 Join as a non-attorney
 Legal Administrator
 Paralegal  $80
 Legal Assistant
 Law Librarian
 Law Student
 Free (includes one free section)
 Join as a Judge
Full-Time Military Attorney: dues waived

Retired Attorney (license must be retired): $80

Public Interest and Non-Profit attorneys - use government dues

New members save $25 on first year membership dues.
Refer to VIP Code 0947 to get this special offer.


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/legal assistant, click here for the Paralegal Application for Membership.

Save time and money
Save up to 30% on NJICLE seminars and products, access Free online legal research, save up to 50% off everyday products and services and get Free publications. Your membership practically pays for itself. Click on Member Benefits for a full description.

Connect with colleagues
The power of the State Bar Association network is one of the most popular reasons legal professionals join the NJSBA. Connect with colleagues through the NJSBA's connected communities in CommunityNET for quick answers to tough questions, referrals, ideas, document sharing and more. Join a Section or Special Committee for an even greater experience.