Deepen your involvement with ISBA

Write an article for Res Gestae magazine

Respond to a published article or share new insights of your own. Your email address will be included in the magazine alongside your article, and many authors report receiving several responses to their perspectives. 
Get started: Submit an article for consideration to Res Gestae Editor Jenna Parsons at For additional information on submissions, visit

Join a section

Deepen your practice through an ISBA section. You’ll meet others across the state in this practice area and have meaningful conversations about topics important to your practice. Sections also are called upon to weighin on relevant existing and proposed legislation. Sections also have online listservs where members pose and respond to questions and discussions.
Get started: For additional information and to join a section, visit

Join a committee

Get involved with a special interest area through a committee. You’ll get to know others with similar interest areas and work on projects that you are passionate about. 
Get started: For additional information and to join a committee, visit

Attend events

You’re likely to learn something new at an ISBA event, but you’re certain to make new connections with others in the legal field from across the state.
Get started: To find ISBA events, visit

Mentor Match

Be mentored by an attorney with experience relevant to yours or be matched with someone looking for experience like yours.
Get started: Find or become a mentor at

Search for members

Use the member search tool to connect with new attorneys in a certain location or practice area. Search by name or find attorneys based on location or keywords in their biography. From there, read a member’s biography and send them a message.
Get started: Use the member search tool at

Read Addendum newsletter

Keep an eye out for this bi-weekly email newsletter containing unique opportunities just for members to get involved or serve others.
Get started: Addendum is sent to all active members to the email address associated with their membership account. Make sure to keep your email updated by visiting

Participate in Leadership Development Academy

This unique program provides training for lawyers with up to 15 years’ experience to become leaders in their practice, community, and the ISBA.
Get started: Learn more and apply for LDA at

Be a speaker

Share your insights on a topic in which you have deep experience. Apply to be a speaker at an ISBA CLE.
Get started: Learn more at

Be a House of Delegates representative

ISBA members are invited to represent their peers in the annual House of Delegates meeting. House of Delegates members consider and vote on proposed ISBA legislation. You don’t need experience with ISBA legislation to be a representative. We simply ask that you review the proposal provided before the meeting and use your judgement to consider if it should be passed.
Get started: Email Kim Latimore-Martin at to find out how to become a delegate.