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Thank you for your interest in joining the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA). As the state’s largest association serving the legal community, we help you practice law less stressfully, more productively and build your professional connections.
The ISBA's annual membership period runs from July 1 to June 30. Membership for the 2019-20 year will open 90 days prior, meaning current members will receive monthly reminders to renew for the 2019-20 year beginning in April. Paper invoices are mailed in June to those yet to renew for the coming year.
Dues payment optionsThe preferred way to renew is online here. When renewing online, you can pay by credit card (to include American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa), or you can select the "Bill Me" option to create/print your invoice and mail check to: One Indiana Square, Suite 530, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (checks payable to Indiana State Bar Association). If you need assistance, don't hesitate to call the ISBA at 1.800.266.2581.
Please note: Paper invoices are mailed in June to those yet to renew for the coming year.
Dues amount for attorney members
If you are a new admittee or a law student and have a question about membership, please contact Carissa Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dues amount for affiliate members
Section membership dues
*ISBA Sustaining Membership: By making an annual gift of $200 to the ISBA, you will become a sustaining member, helping to support the mission and many projects of the Association. Learn about benefits of being a sustaining member >>
Membership Dues Category Descriptions
Court administrators, law librarians, legal administrators and paralegals qualify for membership in the Indiana State Bar Association. Subject to applicable section bylaws, affiliate members may vote and serve as an officer, other than chair, of any section of which he or she is a member. Affiliate members may vote and serve as an officer of any committee of which he or she is a member. Affiliate members shall be ineligible to serve as members or officers of the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors.
For more information about each affiliate member type, click below:
A resident member or resident associate member employed full time in the public sector.
A resident member or resident associate member serving on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States shall be eligible for military membership upon submission of proof thereof to the principal office of the Association. A military member shall retain all the rights and privileges of resident or resident associate membership, as applicable, but shall be exempt from the payment of dues.
An attorney who is duly qualified to practice law in any country, state, territory, district or possession, including the state of Indiana, and who neither resides nor practices law in Indiana, shall be eligible for non-resident membership. A non-resident member shall be ineligible to hold any office in the Association.
Resident Associate Membership
An attorney who is a resident of Indiana and who is duly qualified to practice law in any country, state, territory, district or possession other than the state of Indiana shall be eligible for resident associate membership. A resident associate member shall be ineligible to hold office in the Association, but shall be entitled to serve as a full voting member, including service as chair, of any committee to which duly appointed and any section duly joined.
An attorney who is on the roll of attorneys admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Indiana shall be eligible for resident membership. A resident member in good standing shall have full voting privileges and shall be eligible to hold any elective or appointive Association office.
Senior Life Membership
Any resident member in good standing who attains the age of 75 years, has been a member for 25 years and requests life membership, shall receive reduced dues as determined by the Board of Governors.
ISBA Membership Team
Director of Membership
Indiana State Bar Association