Achieve your professional goals with an NJSBA membership.
As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), you will join a powerful network of 16,000 legal professionals across the state of New Jersey. NJSBA membership grants you access to year-round virtual and in-person networking events, leadership and professional development opportunities, member-only discounts, educational resources to help you stay in the know and much more! 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. Get started by joining here.


Membership helps you build and maintain a powerful network through our in-person and online events with attorneys all over the state. 
Educational Resources

Membership keeps your legal skills and industry acumen sharp by providing you the latest news, best practices, and CLE courses.
Leadership/Professional Development

Membership helps you get where you want to be in your career through leadership, publishing and speaking opportunities. 


The collective power of the NJSBA network gives you the ability to influence legislation and caselaw in New Jersey. Let’s work together to shape the future and solve critical issues facing attorneys and the public.
A NJSBA Membership pays for itself allowing you to save time and money on the products, services and brands you trust.

Take your membership to the next level, join a NJSBA section
Adding a NJSBA section to your membership means you gain access to a robust knowledge-sharing network of seasoned legal professionals via regular virtual and in-person meetings, webinars and online forums. These peer-led groups help you network, learn best practices and keep you in the know on the latest legal trends in your practice area. Membership to a section is an additional annual fee.
Section members enjoy:

• Access to CommunityNet, our members-only online forum where you can join discussions with other section members, receive section related announcements, share files, network and much more.
• In-person and online networking opportunities year-round.
Click here to see the full list of sections. Want to join a section? Click here
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Membership Categories and Dues

NJSBA membership dues are based on the year you were admitted to practice in New Jersey. See the following chart to select your annual dues category. Ready to join? Click here to visit the ‘join’ page or select a category below to get started. 

Attorneys        Annual Cost        Government Attorneys        Annual Cost 
Admitted in 2023*      

*First-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 2023       FREE
   Admitted in 2022       $80           Admitted in 2022        $80 
   Admitted in 2018-2021        $160           Admitted in 2018-2021        $80 
   Admitted in 2017 or prior        $265           Admitted in 2017 or prior        $200 
Legal Affiliates        Annual Cost 
Judges        $225
 Law Student      

$0 (students are given free membership to any section 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
Full-Time Military Attorney        $0
 Retired Attorney (license must be retired)        $80
Public Interest       see government attorneys
 Non-Profit Attorneys       see government attorneys

Need a paper application? Download one by clicking here.
If you are a Paralegal or Legal Assistant, please download the Paralegal Application here.

Have additional questions regarding an NJSBA membership? Check out our Membership FAQ page here. for any additional questions, or if you need assistance in joining, just email [email protected] or call 732-249-5000