Membership Dues Category Descriptions:
Affiliate Membership: 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.
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Government Membership: A resident member or resident associate member employed full time in the public sector.
Military Membership: 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.
Non-Resident Membership: 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.
Resident Membership: 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.