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Get Started With Your NJSBA Membership Below

At the New Jersey State Bar Association, we are proud to serve as the voice of New Jersey's attorneys. Whether you are a law student just starting out, a mid-career professional looking to re-invigorate your practice, or an experienced practitioner, the NJSBA has something for you


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Enroll Online: Select Your Membership Type Below

NJSBA membership dues are calculated on the year you were admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey.

Please see the following chart and select the proper annual dues category to start the join process. 

If you would like to join one of our sections, please [email protected] after you have completed your online enrollment below. You cannot add sections during online enrollment at this time. See the full listing of sections by clicking here.

 Attorneys                                  Cost 
Admitted in 2023*

*First -year attorneys receive free membership to any sections of interest.

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

If you passed the bar in Fall 2022, you are still able to get your free year. Please email [email protected] to get your free year. 

Admitted in 2022  $80

Admitted in 2018-2021  $160

Admitted in 2017 or prior  $265
Government Attorneys              Cost
Admitted in 2023 FREE

Admitted in 2022 $80

Admitted in 2018-2021 $80

Admitted in 2017 or prior $200
 Affiliates                                     Cost
Judges $225

Law Student  $0 (Law Students receive free membership to any sections of their choosing)
*When signing up online, please select the current year as your Year of Admittance.

Paralegal  $80

Legal Assistant  $80

Law Librarian $80
 Legal Administrator  $100
Full-Time Military Attorney: Dues Waived 

Retired Attorney (license must be retired): $80

Public Interest and Non-Profit attorneys - see government attorneys

Membership Reinstatement
If you are reinstating your membership, please call Member Services 732-249-5000 to obtain a username and password.

Paper Applications:
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.

Group Membership:
If your firm is interested in enrolling 2 or more attorneys in our group membership program to receive one invoice, please contact Jennifer Barry, Member Services Manager at [email protected].  

Contact the Membership Department by emailing [email protected] or call 732-249-5000.